Cultural Preservation

Ramaytush Ohlone in a tule boat in the San Francisco Bay, 1816.
Each day I spend with my peers at the Parks Conservancy, and with our passionate and vital cast of volunteers, I endeavor to remember the people who shaped, shared and enshrined these lands and waters.
Woman on trail at Lands End
Our Work
A number of major revitalization projects at Lands End have restored important habitats, improved forest health, opened vistas, created overlooks, enhanced trail experiences, and built a new visitor center.
Volunteers re-painting structures at the Nike Missile Site in Marin.
Nike Missile Site
Help restore and maintain the historic Nike Missile Site in the Marin Headlands.
Presidio Volunteer
Fri, Jun 07 9:00am-12:00pm
Fri, Jun 14 9:00am-12:00pm
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Presidio Transit Center
Help tend to the health of the Presidio’s historic forests.
Volunteer on Alcatraz Island
Thu, May 30 8:00am-12:00pm
Wed, Jun 05 8:00am-12:00pm
Thu, Jun 06 8:00am-12:00pm
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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.
Washington Post

Gardens of Alcatraz tours allow visitors to stroll grounds once cultivated by convicts.

June 18, 2013
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy presented its vision for the Presidio Exchange (PX) at Crissy Field to a packed house in the Presidio on June 17, 2013, the first opportunity for public input and feedback on the best use of the former Commissary site in the Golden Gate National Parks.