Cultural Preservation

The main entrance to Muir Woods National Monument.
Article
“We share the history of racism in national parklands as tools and reminders for change,” said Chris Lehnertz, President & CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. “We are on the strong side of advocating for a more just world.”
Nike Missle Site Volunteers
Events
Nike Missile Site
Help restore and maintain the historic Nike Missile Site in the Marin Headlands.
Volunteer on Alcatraz Island
Events
Wed, Jun 19 8:00am-12:00pm
Thu, Jul 04 8:00am-12:00pm
Wed, Jul 17 8:00am-12:00pm
Wed, Jul 31 8:00am-12:00pm
Thu, Nov 28 8:00am-12:00pm
Wed, Dec 25 8:00am-12:00pm
Alcatraz Gardens
Help restore and maintain gardens once tended by the island’s military and penitentiary residents—add life, color, and vibrancy to the Rock.
Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
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Black Point Meeting Location
Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco waterfront.
Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Events
Black Point Meeting Location
Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco waterfront.
Presidio Volunteer
Events
Fri, May 31 9:00am-12:00pm
Wed, Jun 26 9:00am-12:00pm
Presidio Main Post Transit Center
Help tend to the health of the Presidio’s historic forests.
Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Events
Black Point Meeting Location
Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco waterfront.
NPS arrowhead commemorating Alcatraz Occupation
Stories
In November 2019, hundreds of people from around the country came to Alcatraz to celebrate a momentous event in the Native American rights movement: The 50th anniversary of the 19-month Occupation of Alcatraz from 1969 to 1971. Here are photos of the series of events that took place on the...
Tipi on Alcatraz with Golden Gate Bridge in background
Park E-Ventures Article
November 20, 1969. That day marked the beginning of the Occupation of Alcatraz by the Indians of All Tribes, a key milestone in the history of the island, our country, and the broader Native American civil rights movement.
Volunteers at Nike Missile Site.
Events
Coastal Trail Trailhead at Fort Cronkhite
Help preserve historic structures and protect native habitat throughout Marin.