Nature/Science

Tracking for Journalers
Our Work
Crissy Field Center
Join the Nature Journal Club for a 1.5 hour workshop on an important fundamental skill in building your field sketching skills! October's workshop is taught by guest instructor and tracker Marley Peifer and will focus on how to add tracking details to your nature journal.
Muir Beach
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Muir Beach Overlook
Walk in the long shadows and hear the bird songs as the sunsets at Muir Beach. Explore what Muir Beach has to offer in the evening as you learn about the coho salmon restoration work happening at Redwood Creek.
Cooper's Hawk
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Hawk Hill
Explore Hawk Hill with Golden Gate Raptor Observatory Director Allen Fish on this short hike during peak raptor migration season.
Fort Funston Dune Walk
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Chip Trail at Fort Funston Road
Take a walk with the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy in Fort Funston and experience the natural splendor of the “Great Dune Waste” that used to cover most of the peninsula of San Francisco. This walk will focus on sharing general knowledge of sand dune environments and the local plants and animals that live in them, the environmental services they provide, as well as how we at the Conservancy manage and maintain these areas.
Lands End Coastal Walk with San Francisco Park Stewardship
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Merrie Way Trailhead
Join us for a walk around Lands End to learn about the coastal and marine environmental about San Francisco and our impacts on our waterways. We will be sharing information about fish and mammals that live in the waters around San Francisco, how habitat restoration work and parks affect water, and some of the recent events and changes to the oceans around the Bay.
Fort Funston Dune Walk
Events
Chip Trail at Fort Funston Road
Take a walk with the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy in Fort Funston and experience the natural splendor of the “Great Dune Waste” that used to cover most of the peninsula of San Francisco. This walk will focus on sharing general knowledge of sand dune environments and the local plants and animals that live in them, the environmental services they provide, as well as how we at the Conservancy manage and maintain these areas.
Lands End Coastal Walk with San Francisco Park Stewardship
Events
Merrie Way Trailhead
Join us for a walk around Lands End to learn about the coastal and marine environmental about San Francisco and our impacts on our waterways. We will be sharing information about fish and mammals that live in the waters around San Francisco, how habitat restoration work and parks affect water, and some of the recent events and changes to the oceans around the Bay.
Nature Journal Club, Watercolor Pencils for Botanical Painting
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! June's workshop will be taught by Claudia Stevens and will focus on using watercolor pencils in creating botanical paintings.
Barred owl in Muir Woods National Monument
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Sat, Oct 19 5:00pm-8:00pm
Muir Woods Visitor Center
Join docent Steffen on a strenuous five-mile dusk hike in search of owls struggling for supremacy in the old growth forest. Reservations required.
Nature Journal Club, Safari Sketching
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! June's workshop will be taught by John Muir Laws and will focus on sketching animals that might be seen on safari.