Conservation

Volunteers at Muir Beach
Events
Muir Beach parking lot
Become a Park Steward and help protect endangered species and restore sensitive habitat in Marin.
A group of interns pose together outside of a building while smiling at the camera
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It’s time to meet the new trail interns! Get to know the fresh faces.
A purple and white flower grows from the soil
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We pull them, we bag them, but how much do we know about the introduced species that live in our park sites? Fascinating facts and more about why we need to pull these species from our parks.
Park volunteers watch a small black bird walk along a pathway
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Every week we work to restore native plant habitat, but our work goes beyond just the plant communities in our parks. It’s been fascinating to see the influence our work can have on wildlife and the ecosystem around us.
Close up of red moth, the buckwheat root borer, crawling in the grass.
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When an unsuspecting Presidio Trust intern uploaded an observation of a vibrant red moth to online naturalist community iNaturalist in 2017, she had no idea it was the first known observation of the species in the Presidio in over a century. The last record that it was ever here was...
Coho salmon release
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The numbers are in, and things are looking good!
Small blue butterfly with two rows of white-rimmed black dots on the underside of its wings, drinking from a flower
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A look at the painstaking work that goes into preserving habitat for the federally endangered Mission blue butterfly.
Volunteer working with soil in the Golden Gate National Parks.
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Most people don't think about the status of soils on a regular basis, nor do they think of the soils beneath our feet as a collection of living organisms. But they are.
Volunteers at Muir Beach
Events
Muir Beach parking lot
Become a Park Steward and help protect endangered species and restore sensitive habitat in Marin.
Stewardship Intern at Work
Events
Alta Avenue Trail Head
Become a Park Steward and help protect endangered species and restore sensitive habitat in Marin.