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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

Outside Magazine

Health companies want to reward you for going outside. Spending time in nature is increasingly considered legitimate medicine, and doctors and insurance carriers are treating it as such. 

San Francisco Chronicle

The former embattled superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park has been named to head the nonprofit organization that supports and provides funds to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Associated Press

The former superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park, is taking a new job in San Francisco.

San Francisco Chronicle

“The Immigrant Yarn Project,” which identifies itself as “the largest work of crowdsourced art in the country,” is on the second level of Fort Point until May 19, free and welcoming visitors every weekend, Friday to Sunday. The project displays works of art knitted and crocheted by more than 600...

Vacation Idea Dream Vacation Magazine

A short drive (or ferry ride) out of San Francisco will take you to some of the most magnificent parks in the area: Alcatraz Island, Alcatraz Gardens, Muir Woods National Monument, Stinson Beach, Marin Headlands, and many more.