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Press Releases

Crissy Field Center
June 1, 2010
The Crissy Field Center hosted its 10th annual Community Heroes Award ceremony on Thursday, May 27th, 2010.
Osoberry (Oemleria cerasiformis, Rosaceae family) leaf detail, Presidio Native Plant Nursery.
May 11, 2010
The Seed and Plant Lab features high-efficiency heating and refrigeration systems and provides an ideal space for processing, storing, and treating over 300 batches of seeds used to grow plants for park restoration projects.
Rob Hill Campground
April 27, 2010
Thousands of Bay Area families and groups will be falling asleep under the stars when San Francisco's only overnight campsite, the Presidio's Rob Hill Campground, re-opens Saturday, May 1.
Lands End overlook with views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
April 7, 2010
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy has received a new $5 million grant from the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Fund to support restoration efforts at Lands End—bringing the Fund’s total support of the Lands End project to $8.6 million.
View of the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands from the Presidio batteries
March 25, 2010
The generous support from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation will help fulfill a $17 million funding goal to complete a 24-mile system of classic and high-quality trails, bikeways and overlooks in the Presidio—creating a dynamic and enduring new public resource for the residents of San Francisco Bay Area and visitors from around the world.

Press Coverage

In progress shot of the Presidio Tunnel Tops with the Golden Gate Bridge visible in the background.
San Francisco Business Times

More than three decades since early visions for the redevelopment of Doyle Drive, cutting through the heart of the Presidio, the 14-acre national park site known as the Tunnel Tops has a firm opening date for the public: Sunday, July 17.

Rendering of Presidio Tunnel Tops
San Francisco Chronicle

Presidio Tunnel Tops, the long-awaited public park connecting the Main Post at the Presidio of San Francisco to Crissy Field and the Bayfront, will open on July 17. 

Christine Lehnertz, president and CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, stood at Black Point Historic Gardens in Fort Mason December 10
Bay Area Reporter

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Parks Conservancy's founding, the Bay Area Reporter chatted with Parks Conservancy CEO Chris Lehnertz.

Sunlight peeks between the palm trees
San Francisco Chronicle

The two-year, $20 million China Beach project is the marquee improvement planned as part of the 50th anniversary of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s founding.

Marin Independent Journal

Nearly a decade in the making, the $7 million National Park Service project on Hawk Hill is restoring the former World War II gun batteries and Cold War radar pads and converting them into lookouts and paths for bicyclists, hikers and raptor researchers alike.