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With “boo”-tiful sites aplenty, the Golden Gate National Parks are full of places to take your date on Halloween (or some other dread and dreary night by the Bay)—especially if you want him or her seeking safety and comfort in your arms.
Northern Goshawk, GGRO
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Fifty years ago, biologists gathered a convening with an unprecedented specific purpose—saving a species on the brink, the Peregrine Falcon. Learn about that pivotal event and how you can support the GGRO’s hosting of an important raptor conference this fall, which continues to draw inspiration from the ’65 meeting.
Presidio Parklands Project
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Be the first to see the design for the New Presidio Parklands, topping the Presidio Parkway tunnels and connecting Crissy Field with the Main Post. After months of public workshops and thousands of ideas from the community, the “schematic design” phase is ready for launch. Learn where and when to...
Ocean Beach at sunset
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Early in September, the Surgeon General made the simple (but highly salutary) act of walking a national priority across America. Learn how the Institute at the Golden Gate is heeding Dr. Vivek Murthy’s call, and how you can get “on a stroll” here in our parks.
Intern Hailey Gavin (right) at the finale of Packing the Parks
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Get a real insider’s view of one of the Conservancy’s most innovative—and impactful—youth programs: LINC. A recent graduate of the program returned this summer to produce a video that captures the moments that can change a high schooler’s life.
East Peak, Mount Tamalpais
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On Oct. 3-4, 2015, enjoy a sampler (Tam-pler?) platter of Tamalpais fun: hikes and walks; ranger talks; volunteer activities; an art exhibition preview; a community festival featuring food, music, and crafts; and an opportunity to hear about the One Tam vision.
Students search for migrating raptors
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What’s the greatest number of raptor (bird of prey) species seen in one day on Hawk Hill? And what’s the highest volume of raptors spotted in a day? Read on to find out—and learn how you can witness a possible “best day” at the West Coast’s premier hawk migration monitoring...
National Park Service Ranger with Summer Campers
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Learn how an amazing young leader’s memory continues to inspire, see how Crissy Field Center’s environmental education programs continue to lead and innovate, and discover how our I-YEL interns are giving a powerful and compelling voice to their generation.
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By the end of summer 2015, an exciting new trail feature will grace the southern end of the Golden Gate. Visitors will be able to connect directly to the Presidio Coastal Trail, via a striking new bike/pedestrian “bridge” over the historic batteries.
book
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Looking for a beach read, a park-bench book, a page turner to hold under a shade tree? Here are some of our favorite books about nature and conservation—guaranteed to spark your sense of adventure, whet your appetite to explore, and inspire your sense of stewardship.
A close up of a hawk
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“What did the raptor say when his mate laid a snowy plover egg?” Get the answer—and more groan-worthy yolks (err, jokes)—as we share some of our classic #ParkPuns in celebration of International Joke Day on July 1.
picnic
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Everyone knows Stinson Beach, Crissy Field, and Fort Mason’s Great Meadow are great places for a picnic. But, in celebration of Picnic Month, here are some lesser-known spots—hand-selected by our staff—for an al fresco meal with a view.