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

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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! 

A volunteer smiles while seated in front of a blooming hedge
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This season, we’d like to take the time to thank and highlight some of our regular volunteers who have enriched our parks and our lives. For this spring, we’d like you to meet Paul Barrows, who has been volunteering regularly at Lands End for the last year and a half!
Three people stand on a hillside overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge
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Caring doesn’t happen everywhere; some jobs are a means to an end, or summer flings. They must have meaningfulness to create a sense of care in the worker.
A group of volunteers replacing post and cable fencing at Baker Beach.
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The Trail Stewardship crew members have been busy bees this past month as the rain was slowly letting up—welcome to spring in the Golden Gate National Parks!
A black and yellow Anise Swallotwail butterfly sits on a plant with its wings open
Marin Parks Stewardship Newsletter Article
The San Francisco Bay Area is a biodiversity hotspot for flora and fauna—there are around 144 species of butterflies that call the region home! But factors such as urbanization, invasive plants, and climate change have made the lives of our four-winged friends in the Bay Area quite difficult.
Biologist Sarah Allen records data in a notebook next to rocky California coastline.
Park E-Ventures Article
Go behind the scenes of park science with Dr. Sarah Allen, who's dedicated her career to elevating science and conservation in National Parks. Learn about her journey as a scientist in her own words, from the sparks of her career to adventures researching penguins in Antarctica.
Pole covered in yarn with Fort Point and Golden Gate Bridge in background.
Park E-Ventures Article
See our favorite photos of the multicolored and thought-provoking Immigrant Yarn Project at Fort Point (open now through May 19).
Chris Lehnertz
Park E-Ventures Article
Just talk to the new President & CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy for a few minutes. Whether she’s talking about the history embedded in a place like Fort Point or how to inspire park journeys for more people, her passion for parklands shines through.
Yellow wildflowers on hill at Mori Point
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Where can you enjoy the array of seasonal flora in the Golden Gate National Parks while minimizing your impact? Follow these tips.
Hiking in the Marin Headlands
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Here at the Golden Gate National Parks, there are so many opportunities to celebrate National Park Week 2019!
Some spots in the Golden Gate National Parks, like this overlook in Tennessee Valley, are wonderful for reflection.
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Hopefully these haikus remind us all why we love our jobs and these parks.
Women's Trail Day interns and volunteers worked on the trail to Point Bonita.
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This past month I gained new skills in preparing for and executing a volunteer program. Working during Women’s Trail Day was my first taste of this new experience and I could not think of a better day to get me excited about stewardship projects to come.
Group photo from volunteers at Earth Day at Milagra Ridge in 2018.
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We have an exciting opportunity to be a part of an important legacy of environmental activism and change by participating in Earth Day activities this month. Earth Day has a powerful and inspiring history and we hope all our volunteers will come out and get involved in giving back to...