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Jean Fraser
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Jean Fraser made history in the health sector, bringing health care to all San Franciscans. In 2016, she became President & CEO of the Presidio Trust, with a vision for bringing this national park to all. Hear about her journey from public health to public lands.
Muir Woods
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With the frequent and heavy rains, about a dozen coast redwoods have come down in recent months (winter of 2016-17) at Muir Woods. Learn what happens when a giant falls, how trail crews move a 10-ton redwood, and how the death of one tree gives life to so many other...
Presidio Visitor Center
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In February 2017, visitors to the Presidio will enjoy a brand-new gateway to this remarkable national park. Located in a Main Post guardhouse built in 1900, the William Penn Mott, Jr. Presidio Visitor Center features state-of-the-art displays, fascinating exhibits, and an information desk.
drone
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Many shutterbugs received a drone as a gift over the holidays. We love the amazing images and video that these devices can capture, but unfortunately they’re not allowed in the Golden Gate National Parks. Learn why—and find other options for your flights.
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The Baker-Barry Tunnel (aka the “Five-Minute Tunnel”), a main artery into the Marin Headlands, will be closed on January 2, 2017 for much-needed repairs and upgrades. Work is slated to last until early May, and visitors are strongly encouraged to make alternate plans.
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We asked some of our most talented staff and volunteer photographers to share their favorite images from 2016. Read the backstory behind the photos, and find out what the photographers were thinking during each unforgettable moment in the Golden Gate National Parks.
Muir Woods Historic Redwoods
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With the pressures of the holidays upon us (and the stress of everything else that’s going on in the world), parks can be a great place to escape, re-center, and refocus. Here are some of the most peaceful spots in the Golden Gate National Parks.
Presidio Native Plant Nursery
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The rainy winter is when we plant thousands of native plants at restoration sites all across the Golden Gate National Parks. You can do the same in your garden at home, with these tips from experts at our Presidio Native Plant Nursery.
Presidio Native Plant Nursery
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The rainy winter is when we plant thousands of native plants at restoration sites all across the Golden Gate National Parks. You can do the same in your garden at home, with these tips from experts at our Presidio Native Plant Nursery.
Turkey Vulture
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Here’s one “turkey” you might not want around your Thanksgiving dinner. The Turkey Vulture defecates on its feet, vomits as a defense, and feasts on carcasses. But it’s also one of the most fascinating animals in our parks. Learn how the GGRO is trying to unravel its mysteries.
Cobweb Thistle
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They’re green. They’re ghoulish. And they’re right here in the Golden Gate National Parks. Because of their name, their look, or their poison, these boo-tanical specimens are fit for a witch’s brew, a Halloween party, or a little shop of horror. Read on, if you dare….
One Tam Roving Ranger
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Our first “mobile trailhead” was a runaway success, so we’re proud to present our second Roving Ranger—a converted delivery truck that will serve as a roaming park ambassador for the One Tam initiative in Marin County. Step inside for a test drive!