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Press Releases

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House speaks during the National Park Service-Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the revitalization of Crissy Field on May

Once an army airfield, Crissy Field was transformed in 2001 into a one of the most popular outdoor spaces in San Francisco

May 6, 2021
Today, the National Park Service - Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy commemorated the 20th anniversary of the revitalization of Crissy Field with Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House.
Katherine Toy

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Executive Katherine Toy Appointed to California State Park and Recreation Commission

May 20, 2020
California Governor Gavin Newsom has appointed Katherine Toy, Executive Vice President of Partnerships and Programs at the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, to the State Park and Recreation Commission.
Warming Hut and the Golden Gate Bridge

Visitors to enjoy refreshed park stores and welcoming meeting spots

January 17, 2020
After much thought and careful consideration, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy made the difficult decision to close our kitchen operations and the cafes that serve visitors and community members at the Warming Hut on Crissy Field and the Round House, located in the Golden Gate Bridge Plaza.
Chris Lehnertz

Respected National Parks Leader Takes the Helm at Acclaimed Bay Area Nonprofit

April 17, 2019
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Board of Trustees today announced its selection of Christine S. Lehnertz as the organization’s new President & CEO.
Pole surrounded by a knitted American flag at Fort Point National Historic Site

Over 600 Contributors Across the Nation Join Together to Honor our Shared Immigrant Heritage

February 27, 2019
The Immigrant Yarn Project features knitted and crocheted pieces of yarn made by over 600 contributors from across the country representing generations of immigrants from every corner of the world.

Press Coverage

Muir Woods Historic Redwoods
Wildlife Conservation Board

Support from the Wildlife Conservation Board Forest Conservation Program will enable the Parks Conservancy to work with our One Tam partners to implement significant forest and woodland stewardship actions in key areas throughout Marin County.

Alcatraz at night
Fodor's Travel

Tours of Alcatraz were once focused on the lore of its criminals, but today tours of this ruthless prison explore deeper questions. Featuring insight from John Moran, associate director of visitor programs and services at the Parks Conservancy.

Parks Conservancy board member Susan Lowenberg at Fort Mason
Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

Susan Lowenberg, President of the Lowenberg Corporation and a member of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Board of Trustees, has been appointed to the California Coastal Commission by California Governor Gavin Newsom.  The Coastal Commission protects and enhances California’s coast and ocean for present and future generations.

Sunlight shines through canopy at Muir Woods
San Francisco Chronicle

"One of the small natural miracles in this part of the world is just an autumn rainstorm away." As part of Redwood Renewal at Muir Woods, the National Park Service (NPS) and its partners are helping undo the damage of the past and restore habitat for the federally endangered coho salmon.

Tree canopy showing gaps that let light in.
KneeDeep Times

The Marin Regional Forest Health Strategy is the latest in a series of studies going back to One Tam’s Peak Health inventory of 2016, and the first to look beyond the greater Mount Tamalpais area to cover the entirety of Marin, including private lands. KneeDeep Times, "the Bay Area's climate resilience magazine," investigates.