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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.
Fogg Fest 2015
Park E-Ventures Article
Join the Conservancy’s young professionals group for a great volunteer project—and delicious food and drink—at one of the most beautiful spots in our parks, the Golden Gate Overlook. Learn how to get a discounted ticket to our 5th annual FOGG Fest!
Healthy Parks Healthy People
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As Healthy Parks Healthy People: Bay Area programs celebrate their third anniversary, discover how the Institute at the Golden Gate and its partners have been connecting residents with their local parks—and the extraordinary health benefits of spending time outdoors.
Past and present volunteers at the Redwood Creek Nursery closing celebration.
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For 23 years, the Redwood Creek Nursery grew hundreds of thousands of native plants for restoration sites in Muir Woods and throughout the watershed. We salute the nursery with a video featuring lovely black and white photos, and voices of some amazing staff and volunteers who gave it life.
National Trails Day
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We’re restoring mountain trails, creating important connections with our communities, building new bridges, and blazing new trails for National Trails Day 2015. Now the only question is: where will YOU be on Saturday, June 6?