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Preserving History for the Future Logo
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.
Hawk in flight over Bay.
Events
Join us for a lightning talk on Raptors of the Golden Gate – with Golden Gate Raptor Observatory director Allen Fish.
Wildflowers at Mori Point
Wildflowers
We invite you to join our park staff for a series of virtual lightning talks that will celebrate and honor Earth Month and bring attention to our local natural wonders.
Wildflowers at Mori Point
Wildflowers
We invite you to join our park staff for a series of virtual lightning talks that will celebrate and honor Earth Month and bring attention to our local natural wonders.
Battery Chamberlin at Baker Beach
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Battery Chamberlin
How can a 50-ton gun simply disappear? Learn this and other facts while helping load and aim the last operational gun of its kind.
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.
Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
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Lighthouse Trailhead
Join park staff and volunteer docents for a tour down the Point Bonita Trail.
Image of the interior of Fort Point with the lighthouse
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Entrance
Join a ranger near the front entrance of Fort Point for a tour! Learn about the soldiers' lives at Fort Point, the fort's unique architecture, the defenses of the Golden Gate and lots more. Tours are scheduled daily at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and typically last 30 minutes. Staff availability may affect these tour times, please inquire upon arrival.
Image of the interior of Fort Point with the lighthouse
Events
Entrance
Join a ranger near the front entrance of Fort Point for a tour! Learn about the soldiers' lives at Fort Point, the fort's unique architecture, the defenses of the Golden Gate and lots more. Tours are scheduled daily at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and typically last 30 minutes. Staff availability may affect these tour times, please inquire upon arrival.
Nature Journal Club
Our Work
Presidio Building 989
Join the Nature Journal Club for a 1.5 hour workshop on an important fundamental skill in building your field sketching skills! March's workshop will be taught by John Muir Laws and will focus on understanding basic wing structure, wing angles, and foreshortening principles.