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Press Releases

June 18, 2013
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy presented its vision for the Presidio Exchange (PX) at Crissy Field to a packed house in the Presidio on June 17, 2013, the first opportunity for public input and feedback on the best use of the former Commissary site in the Golden Gate National Parks.
June 4, 2013
Band of Bridges was awarded the 2013 Social Media in Travel + Tourism Awards for its innovative use of social media to connect, engage, and excite fans of the iconic Bridge from across the world, many of whom might not have been able to attend the anniversary festival or visit during the anniversary year.
Mark di Suvero sculpture
December 12, 2012
Next spring (May 2013-May 2014), the SFMOMA in partnership with the National Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy will present a major outdoor exhibition of sculptor Mark di Suvero’s works near the Golden Gate Bridge.
August 28, 2012
With the holiday season just around the corner, bring your gift giving closer to the places we all love—our national parks and landmarks—by shopping locally.
Battery East Vista, Golden Gate Bridge
August 7, 2012
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy announced a $1 million grant from The Tiffany & Co. Foundation to revitalize the vicinity of the historic Battery East in the Presidio.

Press Coverage

KCBS Radio

San Francisco is breaking ground on a new park that will be built on top of the Presido Parkway near the Golden Gate Bridge. 

Clemson University

Chris Lehnertz, President and CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, was recently honored with the Fran P. Mainella Award by the Clemson University Institute for Parks in recognition of her long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion in our nation’s parks.

Marin Independent Journal

An installation along a popular Southern Marin path aims to combine reading and outdoor fun while stoking discussion about climate change and preservation.

Bay Nature

America’s national parks are often imagined as faraway destinations for special vacations. We’ve set aside places like Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and Yellowstone as getaways unrivaled in majesty and glory. I worked in many of these parks during my 12 years with the National Park Service and have often reflected on President Franklin Roosevelt’s reminder that the fundamental idea behind national parks is “the enrichment of the lives of all of us.”

PBS NewsHour

As rates of chronic disease among children have skyrocketed over the past few decades, pediatricians have increasingly looked for solutions beyond the clinic. Sometimes that means actually prescribing time outside. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports from Oakland on the medical evidence that indicates escaping modern urban life, even temporarily, can yield health dividends.