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Press Releases

Crissy Field Center
June 1, 2010
The Crissy Field Center hosted its 10th annual Community Heroes Award ceremony on Thursday, May 27th, 2010.
Osoberry (Oemleria cerasiformis, Rosaceae family) leaf detail, Presidio Native Plant Nursery.
May 11, 2010
The Seed and Plant Lab features high-efficiency heating and refrigeration systems and provides an ideal space for processing, storing, and treating over 300 batches of seeds used to grow plants for park restoration projects.
Rob Hill Campground
April 27, 2010
Thousands of Bay Area families and groups will be falling asleep under the stars when San Francisco's only overnight campsite, the Presidio's Rob Hill Campground, re-opens Saturday, May 1.
Lands End overlook with views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
April 7, 2010
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy has received a new $5 million grant from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund to support restoration efforts at Lands End—bringing the Fund’s total support of the Lands End project to $8.6 million.
View of the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands from the Presidio batteries
March 25, 2010
The generous support from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation will help fulfill a $17 million funding goal to complete a 24-mile system of classic and high-quality trails, bikeways and overlooks in the Presidio—creating a dynamic and enduring new public resource for the residents of San Francisco Bay Area and visitors from around the world.

Press Coverage

KTVU

A life-sized blue whale,on display at Crissy Field in San Francisco, seeks to make a big statement about ocean pollution. 

The Associated Press

An 82-foot art installation is on display at Crissy Field to raise awareness of single-use plastic and ocean pollution. Sponsored by the aquarium in partnership with the National Park Service and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.

SF Gate

An 82-foot-long sculpture of a blue whale was revealed at Crissy Field on Oct. 12, 2018. The art installation, commissioned by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, was meant to draw attention to the problem of plastic pollution in the ocean.

The Atlantic

Some libraries are getting young kids reading by taking the books outside.

AFAR

The swearing-in ceremony featured an American trifecta: citizenship, national parks, and public libraries.