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Press Releases

Healthy Parks Healthy People
March 31, 2011
The connection between parks, public lands and health takes the national spotlight next week as National Park Service (NPS) Director Jon Jarvis hosts a cross-sector Healthy Parks Healthy People US forum in the Golden Gate National Parks.
Healthy Parks Healthy People
November 2, 2010
Environmentalist, educator, 350.org co-founder and author Bill McKibben will be at Fort Baker in the Golden Gate National Parks on Sunday, November 7, 2010, to discuss “Food for the Parks,” the latest environmental initiative of the Institute at the Golden Gate.
Warming Hut
September 1, 2010
Why worry about the impact on the environment if you can’t do something substantial for your loved ones—and the planet—this year?
Park Perscription day at Crissy Fields Center
August 27, 2010
The Institute at the Golden Gate takes its message to “connect, collaborate, inspire and act” to the national stage next week as a cross-sector coalition of physicians, environmentalists, park managers, health insurers, government officials and youth leaders gather in Chicago to advance the growing Park Prescriptions movement.
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.

Press Coverage

bird watching
Marin Living Magazine

The National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy are entering into a third phase of improvements at Hawk Hill that will provide greater accessibility, enhance ecology and historical resources, and bolster the site's namesake status as a raptor observatory.

Crissy Field parkgoers enjoy a nice day flying kites on the grassy lawn.
San Francisco Chronicle

Kites filled the sky at Crissy Field on Saturday, May 7, 2022 in celebration of the end of the 20th anniversary of the park's renovation.

An image of a walking path in the midst of a tiered garden.
The San Francisco Standard

In August 2021, the pathways that connect Aquatic Park to blufftop Fort Mason reopened to the public for the first time since the 49ers landed in SF. 

Trail at Hawk Hill
Audubon Magazine

Through the Parks Conservancy's Migratory Story program, Francis Taroc and his team visit classrooms to teach youth about raptor anatomy and migration, connecting biology lessons to immigrant experiences. 

Rendering of a cliff walk at Presidio Tunnel Tops opening July 2022.
Lonely Planet

The Presidio Tunnel Tops, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, is a brand-new outdoor space in the historic Presidio neighborhood, created by the designers of New York’s High Line.