Presidio Habitat Stewards

Parks Powered by Volunteers


When: Wednesdays, 9 am–Noon

Where: Meet at the Temporary Presidio Transit Center a few minutes prior to the start of the program for a prompt 9:00 am departure. Volunteers will be shuttled by van to the project site.​ Look for an orange trailer with "VOLUNTEER" on the side as a meeting location landmark.

Habitat Stewards​ help restore and preserve the natural areas of the Presidio of San Francisco. Habitat restoration is a proactive, hands-on way to revitalize damaged ecosystems and promote environmental health! Learn about the plants and animals found in our local creeks, dunes, grasslands, woodlands, and other natural landscapes. Activities often include planting, watering, weeding, or spreading mulch.

Check the Presidio Trust website for additional updates.


Groups of five or more may require special arrangements and must be confirmed in advance. Visit our Groups volunteer page to learn more.

Age, Skills, What to Bring:

  • Volunteers ages 10 and up are welcome. Read our Youth Policy Guidelines (PDF) for youth under the age of 15.
  • Bring your completed Presidio Trust Volunteer Agreement Form (PDF) AND NPS Volunteer Agreement Form (PDF). Volunteers under the age of 18 must have the parent/guardian approval section signed.
  • We'll be working rain or shine. Wear clothes that can get dirty. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required. Bring layers for changing weather and rain gear if necessary.
  • Bring a personal water bottle and sunscreen.
  • No experience necessary. Training and tools will be provided. Fulfills community service requirements

The Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program is a cooperative parkwide effort of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service, and the Presidio Trust.


Main Post parking lot across from 210 Lincoln Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94129

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Upcoming Event Dates

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Wed, 11/20/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
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Wed, 11/27/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
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Wed, 12/04/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
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Wed, 12/11/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM

Past Event Dates

Wed, 11/13/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
Wed, 11/06/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
Wed, 10/30/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
Wed, 10/23/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
Wed, 10/16/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
Wed, 10/09/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
Wed, 10/02/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
Wed, 09/25/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
Wed, 09/18/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM
Wed, 09/11/2019 9:00AM-12:00PM

Contact us!
Hotline (415) 561-2845

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