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Browse the latest press coverage, press releases and announcements, videos and photo galleries from the Parks Conservancy below.

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Press Releases

2009 Turning the Tide
March 4, 2010
Turning the Tide returns to Fort Baker April 14-16, 2010, to explore creative solutions to global sustainability issues.
December 9, 2009
One of the nation’s greenest park-based buildings promises to be an outstanding model of sustainability for students and park visitors alike.
Warming Hut
October 13, 2009
Reward your family and friends—and the planet—this holiday season by creating an eco-conscious shopping list.
Redwood Creek flowing into the ocean
September 17, 2009
The Redwood Creek Restoration at Muir Beach is beginning an initial phase of work that will restore natural function to the creek and wetland system at this well known Marin County visitor destination.
Greg Moore speaks at a Presidio Gateways event, May 6, 2014.
July 27, 2009
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Press Coverage

Secretary Haaland addressing the press on Alcatraz Island.
San Francisco Chronicle

U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Native American to serve as a U.S. Cabinet secretary, visited Alcatraz Island to highlight the progress made over the past five decades by Indigenous peoples.

Muir Beach
Lonely Planet

It’s not technically a national park, but Golden Gate National Recreation Area is doing such cool accessibility work – and has so many beautiful and interesting things to see – that it’s worth mentioning to put on your vacation bucket list. 

With advanced notice, beach wheelchairs are available on-site at...

A hawkwatcher scans the eastern skies for raptors
San Francisco Chronicle

“Raptors are a gateway drug into bird-watching,” Allen Fish, Director of the Parks Conservancy's Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, said, explaining his 40-year obsession with birds of prey. “And bird-watching is a gateway drug into giving a damn about the environment.”

Press interview NPS and Parks Conservancy staff at the opening of Black Point historic gardens.
NBC Bay Area

For the first time in 100 years, Black Point Historic Gardens are open to the public. Military families planted the garden years ago, and now volunteers and National Park Service staff have restored it.

An image of a walking path in the midst of a tiered garden.
SF Gate

More than one acre of land, the Black Point Historic Gardens, connecting Aquatic Park to Fort Mason, will open Aug. 25, allowing visitors to walk among the newly landscaped terraced gardens, enjoy a new vista and hopefully learn a bit of San Francisco history along the way.