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Press Releases

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.
2009 Turning the Tide
March 4, 2010
Turning the Tide returns to Fort Baker April 14-16, 2010, to explore creative solutions to global sustainability issues.
December 9, 2009
One of the nation’s greenest park-based buildings promises to be an outstanding model of sustainability for students and park visitors alike.
Warming Hut
October 13, 2009
Reward your family and friends—and the planet—this holiday season by creating an eco-conscious shopping list.
Redwood Creek flowing into the ocean
September 17, 2009
The Redwood Creek Restoration at Muir Beach is beginning an initial phase of work that will restore natural function to the creek and wetland system at this well known Marin County visitor destination.

Press Coverage

Los Angeles Times

The 82-foot-long blue whale is an art installation recently put on display at Crissy Field in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and stands as a symbol of the danger discarded plastics pose to marine life and the health of oceans.

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.