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Press Releases

Redwood Creek at Muir Beach
June 29, 2010
The Redwood Creek Restoration Project at Muir Beach will continue this summer and fall, making the creek a functional, self-sustaining ecosystem once again by realigning the creek; restoring wetlands, an intermittent tidal lagoon, and dunes; and also creating and maintaining habitat for sustainable populations of the endangered coho salmon and threatened steelhead trout.
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.

Press Coverage

KCBS Radio

San Francisco is breaking ground on a new park that will be built on top of the Presido Parkway near the Golden Gate Bridge. 

Clemson University

Chris Lehnertz, President and CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, was recently honored with the Fran P. Mainella Award by the Clemson University Institute for Parks in recognition of her long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion in our nation’s parks.

Marin Independent Journal

An installation along a popular Southern Marin path aims to combine reading and outdoor fun while stoking discussion about climate change and preservation.

Bay Nature

America’s national parks are often imagined as faraway destinations for special vacations. We’ve set aside places like Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and Yellowstone as getaways unrivaled in majesty and glory. I worked in many of these parks during my 12 years with the National Park Service and have often reflected on President Franklin Roosevelt’s reminder that the fundamental idea behind national parks is “the enrichment of the lives of all of us.”

PBS NewsHour

As rates of chronic disease among children have skyrocketed over the past few decades, pediatricians have increasingly looked for solutions beyond the clinic. Sometimes that means actually prescribing time outside. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Oakland on the medical evidence that indicates escaping modern urban life, even temporarily, can yield health dividends.