education

Park Ranger in front of Golden Gate Bridge
Our Work
Ranger Fatima tries to bring as many different people to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area as she can, because it’s where she became inspired to be a park ranger. The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy helps by facilitating community shuttles for groups to journey to the parks.
Redwood Fog Globe
Article
Celebrate California's redwood forests with our new fog globe, winner of the 2019 Public Lands Alliance Innovative Product of the Year Award.
Marquis Engle is the program director at Up on Top, an after-school and summer program in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood.
Park E-Ventures Article
The story of how a partnership with the Up on Top after-school and summer program has inspired ‘love and beauty’ in its enigmatic program director, Marquis Engle.
Parks Conservancy staff during a service day in the Marin Headlands in 2018.
Park E-Ventures Article
Pathways through the Golden Gate National Parks don’t always mean trails. For many staff members at the Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service (NPS), and the Presidio Trust, their paths to full-time employment started during internships or youth programs offered in our parks.
Young people help wash pots
Our Work
Learn more about service-learning programs for youth of all ages at the Native Plant Nurseries.
Students check out a California poppy being grown at a nursery.
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Learn more about Green Thumbs Up! , an education program for grade 4 at the Native Plant Nurseries.
Students examine native plants in the demonstration garden.
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Learn more about Petal Pushers , an education program for grade 3 at the Native Plant Nurseries.
A student sketches a plant during a Seeds to Flowers program
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Learn more about Seeds to Flowers , an education program for grade 2 at the Native Plant Nurseries.
A child looks through a magnifying glass at a nurseries education program.
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The Parks Conservancy nurseries are hubs of community and education programming. We aim to create a welcoming, inclusive environment for youth to explore their connection with nature.
The Big Blue Whale sculpture
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The Big Blue Whale sculpture is located at the west end of Crissy Field and will be free and open to the public October 13th, 2018 to January 13th, 2019. Below is the sign content accompanying the exhibition.