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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.
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.
Park Academy, Botany Series
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Presidio Building 1216
Taught by the skilled Naomi LeBeau (Park Stewardship Restoration Manager) and Christina Crooker (Park Stewardship Senior Restoration Manager) this class will provide an introduction to the botanical terms commonly used in identifying plants with a taxonomic key.
Trail at El Polin Springs, The Presidio
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Tue, Jun 23 1:00pm-4:00pm
El Polin Spring
We invite you to join us for a quiet, peaceful and meditative walk through the forests in the Presidio. Let’s experience the beauty and magic of nature in this part of the city, and find ways for calm and balance within and around us.
Trail at El Polin Springs, The Presidio
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El Polin Spring
We invite you to join us for a quiet, peaceful and meditative walk through the forests in the Presidio. Let’s experience the beauty and magic of nature in this part of the city, and find ways for calm and balance within and around us.
Trail at El Polin Springs, The Presidio
event
El Polin Spring
We invite you to join us for a quiet, peaceful and meditative walk through the forests in the Presidio. Let’s experience the beauty and magic of nature in this part of the city, and find ways for calm and balance within and around us.
Growing for Restoration, Nursery Series, Park Academy
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Presidio Native Plant Nursery
Join us for the start of our nursery class series and delve into how the nurseries grow the thousands of plants for the parks restoration and stewardship sites. This class will be led by Alisa Shor (Director of Park Nurseries) and Brian Hildibidle (Supervisory Natural Resources Management Specialist).
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! February's workshop will be taught by John Muir Laws and will delve deeper into using a waterbrush in your nature journal, focusing on how to use it with watercolor pencils!
Why and How We Control Invasives in the Park Workshop
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Marin County
Join Chrissy Sullivan (Natural Resource Specialist, Tennessee Valley), for this informative and interesting class on something we should all be aware of: the threats posed to the parks by invasive plants. Class will start with a presentation, followed by a hands-on component in the field!
Growing for Restoration, Nursery Series, Park Academy
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Fort Funston Native Plant Nursery and Volunteer Program
Our Nursery Series continues with a discussion with our pros on how to prepare for the growing season! This class is designed for our nursery and field interns, but anyone interested in how our Park nurseries operate is welcome!