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Man holding fishing net with juvenile coho salmon in it. He's about to hand it over to a research to re-release it in Redwood Creek.
Marin Parks Stewardship Newsletter Article
For coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), the connection between Redwood Creek and the Pacific Ocean is a matter of life or death.
Visitors to the Warming Hut at Crissy Field are seen in a file photo.
Article
Despite a lapse in federal appropriations (also called “government shutdown”) that began on Saturday, December 22, many park sites and visitor facilities in the Golden Gate National Parks remain open.
Ranger Rik Penn leads a program with youth at Fort Point in March 2018.
Gateways Article
Beloved Ranger Fredrick—or Rik—Penn is retiring after 30 years of public service. Penn is passionate about storytelling, sharing the history and impact of the Buffalo Soldiers, and increasing visitation to our public lands for all people.
Former Alcatraz guard George DeVincenzi and other alumni participate in a reunion on the island in 2015.
Article
A chapter of San Francisco history will come to a close on Alcatraz Island as members of the Alcatraz Alumni Association will gather for the final official reunion on the Rock. But their stories will continue to be told.
Laura E. Joss, Superintendent of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Park E-Ventures Article
Since she started work as the new superintendent at Golden Gate in November, Laura Joss has been busy getting to know the 80,000 acres of these parks. In an exclusive interview with Park Eventures, Laura talks about her favorite national park sites—and the mission that inspires her.