Nature/Science

Fort Funston Dune Walk
Events
Sat, Aug 17 10:00am-12:30pm
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
Sat, Aug 10 10:00am-12:30pm
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.
Lands End Coastal Walk with San Francisco Park Stewardship
Events
Sat, Aug 10 10:00am-12:30pm
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
Sat, Jul 27 10:00am-12:30pm
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
Sat, Jul 20 10:00am-12:30pm
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
Events
Sat, Jul 27 6:30pm-9:30pm
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.
Mori Point Biodiversity Walk
event
Mori Point Gate
Come help us find representatives of as many different phyla (major life forms) at Mori Point. Think of it as trying to find as many different major branches on the tree of life, rather than counting the leaves (species). Depending on participants interest we may also look at shrub and tree diversity. No prior knowledge necessary.
Mori Point Biodiversity Walk
event
Mori Point Gate
Come help us find representatives of as many different phyla (major life forms) at Mori Point. Think of it as trying to find as many different major branches on the tree of life, rather than counting the leaves (species). Depending on participants interest we may also look at shrub and tree diversity. No prior knowledge necessary.