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Rendering of the renovated Crissy Field Center interior youth space at Presidio Tunnel Tops
Events
Wed, May 26 4:00pm-5:00pm
Online/Virtual
The Crissy Field Center is a dynamic hub of youth engagement for the Golden Gate National Parks, empowering new generations of youth participants who traditionally have had little-to-no access to national parks to become bold leaders. The renovated Center at the Presidio Tunnel Tops will be expanded to increase program capacity and include two new labs and classrooms.
A coyote stares into the camera while lounging in the Marin Headlands.
Events
Wed, May 19 4:00pm-5:00pm
Online/Virtual
Join field biologists Katie Smith of the National Park Service and David Harelson and Jonathan Young from the Presidio Trust for a fascinating look at the habits and habitats of the coyotes that live and migrate through our National Park sites.
Researcher wearing white gloves holds a bat delicately in hands
Events
Online/Virtual
Discover fun facts about the valuable contribution of our local bat species, their habitats and park research from Katie Smith, a biological monitor with the Parks Conservancy.
Chris Lehnertz Addressing a Crowd
Events
Online/Virtual
Join us for a virtual “tour” and update to learn more about building the Presidio Tunnel Tops, how this new park was designed, as well as what’s happening behind-the-scenes. This event is part of an ongoing series of talks as a lead-up to the park’s opening in Fall 2021.
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Events
Presidio Visitor Center
Join us November 18, 2020 at 11AM PST for a webinar about species adaptation with Francis Taroc, the Conservancy's Senior Specialist of Environmental Science Education at the Crissy Field Center, and Dr. Lauren Esposito, the Academy’s Assistant Curator and Schlinger Chair of Arachnology.
Great Egret in Bothin Marsh
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Join us for an online community conversation about planning for future sea level rise at Bothin Marsh and the Mill-Valley Sausalito Multi-Use Path.
California Newt
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What role can you play in scientific research and monitoring on Mt. Tam?
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Events
Presidio Visitor Center
Join us May 28th at 2 PM PDT for an online conversation with Academy Head Librarian and Archivist Rebekah Kim and National Park Service Archivist Amanda Williford about how we preserve history for the future.
Eriogonum luteolum, Mt. Tam
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Wondering what’s growing on Mt. Tam while we shelter-in-place? Join One Tam science expert Rachel Kesel to discover some of the tiny and tough plants growing on Mt. Tam’s rocky serpentine soils.
Close up of an intern working with plants
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Presidio Native Plant Nursery
Come learn the secrets of cloning plants by cutting off branches and encouraging them to root! Meghan Steinharter (Fort Funston and Oceana Nurseries Manager) and Robin Binaoro (Associate Nursery Manager) will discuss the science behind clonal propagation.