Press Videos

Mission Blue Butterfly
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The Mission blue butterfly is a federally endangered species that occurs in coastal grasslands from Marin through San Mateo Counties in central California. Watch the video to learn more about a project to bring populations at these sites to robust, self-sustaining levels.
Connecting People & Parks: Yoseline Castillo
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During a childhood shuffling between shelters, Yoseline found “escape from unhealthy environments” in the outdoors, through a nonprofit called A Home Away From Homelessness.
Connecting People & Parks: Christy Estrovitz & Michelle Jeffers
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Library partnership programs -- guided shuttle tours, “trailheads” at branch libraries, arranged ranger talks and summer reading/learning programs -- are bringing new visitors to the parks.
Connecting People & Parks: Siobhan Ruck
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For almost 25 years, Siobhan Ruck has been trekking to Hawk Hill in the Marin Headlands, 40 to 50 times every year, as a Golden Gate Raptor Observatory (GGRO) volunteer bander.
Connecting People & Parks: Kelsi Ju
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A new NPS program called "Migratory Story" brings kids to Hawk Hill, where they see birds of prey winging their way from Canada to Mexico—and vividly understand why.
Connecting People & Parks: Nancy Wind Benjamin
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A longtime supporter of the Parks Conservancy and our Trails Forever work, Nancy Benjamin has become an energetic community ambassador for One Tam — a collaboration among four public land agencies and the Conservancy to sustain Mt. Tamalpais.
Connecting People & Parks:  Jennifer Provine, Caroline & Cate Kruetzen
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A mom and two busy daughters spend quality time together at the Presidio Native Plant Nursery, volunteering and learning the wonders of botany.
Connecting People & Parks: Ashley Tolliver
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As a teen growing up in southeast San Francisco, Ashley Tolliver joined I-YEL (Inspiring Young Emerging Leaders)— where she found community and discovered self-confidence, a love of the outdoors, and a powerful voice.
Connecting People & Parks: Royce McLemore
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For more than 20 years, Women Helping All People (WHAP)—a family resource center based in Marin City—has been engaged in outdoor education and volunteer programs in the Golden Gate National Parks.
Connecting People & Parks: Francisco Ferrer
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Francisco Ferrer, a program coordinator for Edgewood Center for Children and Families, discusses how community shuttles connect people with the parks and each other.