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A new season means a new menu of events and happenings for those seeking adventure—and a good time—in the Golden Gate National Parks. See what’s in store from April to June 2019.
Goats munch on vegetation at Black Point during a cleanup effort and goat yoga party at the Fort Mason site.
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Black Point sits on the easternmost bluff at Fort Mason. The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and the National Park Service have partnered to rebuild the East Point walkway system, including bringing in the goats! Here's how you can help.
Future IDs project collaborators at the 'Day of Public Programs' at Alcatraz on Feb. 16, 2019.
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'Future IDs at Alcatraz', presented in partnership with the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and the National Park Servic through the Art in the Parks program.
Image of a coastal battery with the Golden Gate Bridge in the distance
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Don’t rely on the Bridge’s photogenic qualities to make your photo pop. We compiled tips to help you improve your next photo of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Black and white photo of people posing on Fieldbrook Stump, one of the largest trees in the world.
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We can’t go back in time and stop giant redwoods from being cut down. But we can take material from old stumps, grow it in a special medium, and plant a grove of coast redwood saplings with super DNA, right here in the Presidio of San Francisco.
Marquis Engle is the program director at Up on Top, an after-school and summer program in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood.
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The story of how a partnership with the Up on Top after-school and summer program has inspired ‘love and beauty’ in its enigmatic program director, Marquis Engle.
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From hermaphroditic slugs to big cats on the prowl, discover the wild mating rituals of animals in the Golden Gate National Parks. This Valentine’s Day, delight your date with these bizarre factoids.
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The parks are fiercely visual, making it easy for photographers—both amateur and professional—to snap some truly awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping images. Out of thousands of photos taken this year in the Golden Gate National Parks, here are the 18 favorite photos from our staff photographers.
Parks Conservancy staff during a service day in the Marin Headlands in 2018.
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Pathways through the Golden Gate National Parks don’t always mean trails. For many staff members at the Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service (NPS), and the Presidio Trust, their paths to full-time employment started during internships or youth programs offered in our parks.
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Whether you’re an art lover or a volunteer with a penchant for planting, these (hopefully wet) winter activities will be sure to whet your appetite. Here’s the need-to-know lineup for January-March 2019.
Kid jumping against blue sky
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Resolve to be outdoors more this year. Even doctors are actually handing out "park prescriptions."
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Whales are common recurring characters in the waters along Crissy Field, but in October 2018, one (artificial) leviathan made its landfall. The Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Blue Whale art exhibit on Crissy Field challenges everyday visitors to examine their plastic consumption and the health of our oceans.