“Once every couple of generations, you get to do a project like this,” said Christine Lehnertz, executive director of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. The conservancy is a nonprofit partner with the National Park Service that raised $98 million in donations for the $118 million project.
The National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy are entering into a third phase of improvements at Hawk Hill that will provide greater accessibility, enhance ecology and historical resources, and bolster the site's namesake status as a raptor observatory.
Kites filled the sky at Crissy Field on Saturday, May 7, 2022 in celebration of the end of the 20th anniversary of the park's renovation.
In August 2021, the pathways that connect Aquatic Park to blufftop Fort Mason reopened to the public for the first time since the 49ers landed in SF.
Through the Parks Conservancy's Migratory Story program, Francis Taroc and his team visit classrooms to teach youth about raptor anatomy and migration, connecting biology lessons to immigrant experiences.