Publications

The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy offers a wide assortment of publications to keep park lovers informed.

Gateways - The member publication of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Annual Reports >>
Our annual reports to the community illustrate all of the year-to-year accomplishments that would not have been possible without the continuing support of volunteers and members.

Newsletters >>
Become a member and you'll get the quarterly Gateways newsletter, which contains breathtaking park imagery and info on special community events, park projects, volunteer opportunities, and much more. Or subscribe to the monthly Park E-ventures email for the latest on the parks by clicking here.

Wallpapers & Facebook Covers >>
Share the beauty and wonder of the Golden Gate National Parks with our free Facebook Timeline cover images.

Financial Statements >>
Annual financial statements from the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.


In addition to all the individual publications above, check out our latest stories about park happenings below! 

California poppies
Park E-Ventures Article
Working with native plants all the time you begin to develop a huge soft spot for them and it becomes easy to forget that not everyone shares the same love and appreciation for our home-grown plants. But the question remains: why?
Park E-Ventures Article
Experience a play about a boy and girl who discover the value of their city through the struggle of love. This completely student-produced play, the annual I-YEL youth project, aims to teach audiences something new about San Francisco.
owl at Muir Woods
Park E-Ventures Article
The trailside discovery of a Great Horned Owl tail feather sparked this rumination: What are some of the many adaptations that make owls such proficient hunters in the dark, quiet night? Take wing and learn more about their unique traits.
National Trails Day Volunteers
Park E-Ventures Article
The Parks Conservancy has a new Trails Stewardship Manager! Meet Jaimie and join the Trail Crew this summer 2013 as drop-in volunteer days, every third Saturday, are in full swing. Read on for all the details.
Healthy Parks Healthy People
Park E-Ventures Article
On June 1, 2013, parks and health organizations around the Bay Area kicked off Healthy Parks, Healthy People: Bay Area—an effort to provide welcoming, culturally relevant programs for all communities. Learn how you can participate in the next round of events!
Nursery volunteers
Park E-Ventures Article
The native plant nurseries in the Golden Gate National Parks follow a unique cycle. Since we rely on the park itself for the seeds and plant material we propagate for restoration projects, the nurseries follow the natural cycle of the land. Right now? Transplanting time!
volunteer work
Park E-Ventures Article
We had a blast on National Trails Day , thanks to all of our amazing volunteers and generous sponsors—and beautiful weather and great service projects!
Dipsea Trail (Mount Tamalpais)
Park E-Ventures Article
Most trail names are self-explanatory; they take their monikers from the area’s geographic features or natural resources. But some are a little more cryptic and obscure. In honor of National Trails Day on June 1, we did a little sleuthing into 10 mysterious trail names.
salamander
Park E-Ventures Article
Learn how populations of the Ensatina split in the Central Valley and discover how this little salamander—the textbook definition of a “ring species”—vividly illustrates how nature frustrates the human compulsion to classify and categorize species.
Muir Beach
Park E-Ventures Article
Although Muir Beach will be closed through November, visitors—and the environment—have a lot to gain. When the area reopens in late fall, there will be improved amenities and better habitat for threatened and endangered species. Read on for details.
Youth education at Crissy Field Center
Park E-Ventures Article
Are you worried about your child experiencing a summer learning lapse? Enroll your child in a Crissy Field Center camp, where we explore your backyard national parks, innovate with hands-on activities, and bridge the gap between summer fun and learning!
Presidio Native Plant Nursery volunteers
Park E-Ventures Article
Do you enjoy being outdoors? Curious about our amazing world of plants? Want to meet other youth interested in stewardship and develop your leadership skills? Read on to see the difference young people make in the Presidio native plant nursery.