Former Chief of Interpretation and Education for the National Park Service returns to the Parks Conservancy where she began her career in the parks
Philanthropy executive brings more than a decade of experience working at environmental nonprofits
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Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy Executive Katherine Toy named first-ever Deputy Secretary for Access at the California Natural Resources Agency
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.
October 26, 2023 marked 50 years of tourists visiting Alcatraz Island, the notorious former maximum security federal prison-turned-national park. NBC Bay Area got an insider's vantage point from Jolene Babyak, a Bay Area author who was raised on the island while her father worked at the prison.
The former federal prison at Alcatraz Island in the San Francisco Bay marks 50 years as part of the National Park System on Thursday, October 26, 2023.
To mark 50 years of Alcatraz Island being opened to the public, the National Park Service with the Parks Conservancy and Alcatraz City Cruises hosted a celebration on the island.
Alcatraz has so many layers of history: military base, federal prison, site of Native resistance, bird sanctuary. The 22-acre island in the San Francisco Bay continues to generate speculation and ink, creativity and reflection.