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Press Releases

Ai Weiwei, Trace 2014 (New Industries Building, Alcatraz)
May 13, 2014
Opening September 27, 2014, @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz will feature a series of seven site-specific installations by artist Ai Weiwei in four locations on Alcatraz Island, offering a new cultural lens through which to experience the notorious military and federal penitentiary turned national park.
East Peak, Mount Tamalpais
March 25, 2014
Four major land managing public agencies and a Bay Area conservation nonprofit have reached a landmark agreement to work together to steward the long-term preservation and restoration of Marin County’s beloved Mount Tamalpais.
BioBlitz, 2014
February 25, 2014
Part scientific endeavor, part outdoor classroom excursion and part celebration of biodiversity and the spirit of exploration, BioBlitz 2014 will bring together 300 leading scientists and naturalists from around the country, more than 2,000 students, and thousands of Bay Area community members.
January 17, 2014
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy has submitted supplemental materials to the Presidio Trust Board of Directors, elaborating on the programming opportunities and public appeal of the Presidio Exchange.
Ai Weiwei, Trace 2014 (New Industries Building, Alcatraz)
December 3, 2013
America’s most infamous island to serve as site and inspiration for new sculpture, multimedia, and sound works exploring individual and creative freedom.

Press Coverage

San Francisco Chronicle

On the edge of SF’s Presidio, restoring a watershed will benefit nature and humans.

San Francisco Examiner

Exhibit explores many stages of rehabilitation.

Outside Magazine

Skip the masses at popular vistas and landmarks, and opt for these nearby (empty!) locales instead

San Francisco Chronicle

Greg Moore took the helm of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy in 1985 with three employees and no clear purpose beyond helping raise money for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. In May 2019, he stepped down as CEO of an organization with a $56 million budget and a...

San Francisco Chronicle Datebook

Sarah Shroud was one of three hikers arrested by Iranian authorities in 2009 while hiking in Iraqi Kurdistan and unknowingly crossing into Iran. Shourd was held in solitary for 410 days. In 2016, she presented the first iteration of “The Box.” Now she is staging it on Alcatraz Island for two sold-out...