Park Academy

Close up of an intern working with plants
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Fri, Apr 17 9:30am-12:30pm
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.
Bluffs provide great views at Fort Funston
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Sat, May 09 10:00am-12:00pm
Chip Trail at Fort Funston Road
The Park Stewardship team will lead a leisurely walk along the cliffs of Fort Funston and share the folklore, medicinal uses and biology of the flowers. Spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and a new appreciation for spring wildflowers in San Francisco are guaranteed!
Nature Journal Club
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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.
What's the Flower walk with San Francisco Stewardship team
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Sat, May 16 10:00am-12:30pm
Funston Beach Trailhead
The Park Stewardship team will lead a leisurely walk along the trails and share the folklore, medicinal uses and biology of the flowers. Spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and a new appreciation for spring wildflowers in San Francisco are guaranteed!
What's the Flower walk with San Francisco Stewardship team
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Sat, May 02 10:00am-12:30pm
Presidio Coastal Bluffs
The Park Stewardship team will lead a leisurely walk along the trails and share the folklore, medicinal uses and biology of the flowers. Spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and a new appreciation for spring wildflowers in San Francisco are guaranteed!
Park Academy, Botany Series
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Fri, May 15 1:00pm-5:00pm
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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Tue, May 26 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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Tue, Apr 14 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.
What's the Flower walk with San Francisco Stewardship team
Events
Sat, Apr 18 10:00am-12:30pm
Lands End Parking Lot
The Park Stewardship team will lead a leisurely walk along the trails and share the folklore, medicinal uses and biology of the flowers. Spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and a new appreciation for spring wildflowers in San Francisco are guaranteed!