Gardening

Growing for Restoration, Nursery Series, Park Academy
Events
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).
Growing for Restoration, Nursery Series, Park Academy
Events
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!
Sunset over Crissy Field Marsh
Events
Presidio Visitor Center
Why do plants have so many names? Join National Park Service intern Carmen Chan as you look high and low to search for various plants around the Presidio.
AZ Gardens, Drought Tolerant Gardens Tour
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Alcatraz Gardens
Join Shelagh Fritz, project manager, to learn about the preservation process and history of the beautiful Alcatraz Gardens!
AZ Gardens, Drought Tolerant Gardens Tour
Event
Alcatraz Gardens
Join Shelagh Fritz, project manager, to learn about the preservation process and history of the beautiful Alcatraz Gardens!
Growing for Restoration, Nursery Series, Park Academy
Events
Fort Winfield Scott
Please note that the time of this session has changed since the original announcement. 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 Nursery Management is welcome!
Growing Plants from Cuttings, Nursery Series, Park Academy
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Meghan Steinharter (Fort Funston and Oceana Nurseries Manager) and Robin Binaoro (Marin Headlands Nursery Seed Ecologist) will lead this class in the art of rooting plants from cuttings.
Growing for Restoration, Nursery Series, Park Academy
Events
Presidio Native Plant Nursery
Continue 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).
Sample of a botanical impression
Events
Alcatraz Historic Garden - Officers' Row
Create your own plaster casting of amazing botanicals through this fun, easy and rewarding process! The class will begin with a walking tour of the gardens to learn about Alcatraz’s garden history and the work to restore the historic gardens.
Events
This day-long course is co-hosted/sponsored by the Conservancy's Alcatraz Gardens program and will begin with a tour of the historic gardens with manager Shelagh Fritz to gain inspiration for you to create your own mosaic. With ideas in mind, local artist Kristi Halva will walk through the steps of creating a beautiful piece of art of your own. Participants will also see the Alcatraz Florilegium on display, a collection of botanical illustrations depicting the plants of Alcatraz.