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Browse the latest press coverage, press releases and announcements, videos and photo galleries from the Parks Conservancy below.

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Press Releases

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.
I-Yel group shot, Crissy Field Center
September 27, 2013
A gift of $25 million from the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation to the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy will lead the way for park enhancements at the very heart of the Presidio.
September 17, 2013
The Parks Conservancy has submitted its proposal for a new cultural center on the former Commissary site (currently Sports Basement) on Crissy Field.
July 24, 2013
The community is invited to learn more and offer feedback on the proposed new cultural center at the former commissary site at Crissy Field.

Press Coverage

Sunset over salt marsh, Crissy Field
Lonely Planet

Crissy Field is a military airstrip turned waterfront nature preserve with knockout Golden Gate views. Where military planes once zoomed in for landings, bird-watchers now huddle in the quiet rushes of a reclaimed tidal marsh.

children looking at a storyboard and pointing
KALW Local Public Radio

Jennifer Greene, Director of Community Engagement and Partnerships, joins a panel on Your Call on KALW for a discussion on fun activities for kids, teens, families and adults throughout the Bay Area this summer. Free city nature walks, activities at our state and national parks, and free events happening at our local...

China Beach
Heal the Bay

Ocean Beach and China Beach made the 2021 Heal the Bay "Honor Roll," a list of 35 out of 500 California beaches that scored a perfect water quality ranking through every season and condition in a full calendar year.

Small reddish-brown butterfly resting on a leaf

The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy’s Park Stewardship Program has been keeping tabs on San Bruno elfins at Milagra Ridge since 1999. 

a group of masked visitors disembark from a ship onto Alcatraz
SF Gate

Almost 150 people braved the cold and boarded the first ferry in more than three months to visit Alcatraz on the morning of March 15.

They would be the first visitors in a year to enter the cellblock, the main attraction on a trip to the rock.