Plant Nursery

Close up of an intern working with plants
Our Work
Learn more about the year-long internship program with the Park Nurseries!
Volunteers prune plants at a native plant nursery
Events
Presidio Native Plant Nursery
Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.
Volunteers work with manzanita cuttings
Events
Wed, Nov 13 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Nov 20 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Dec 04 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Dec 11 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Dec 18 1:00pm-4:00pm
Presidio Native Plant Nursery
Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.
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.
Our Work
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.
Our Work
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
Our Work
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.
Our Work
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.
Nursery volunteers
Park E-Ventures Article
To commemorate Volunteer Appreciation Day at Golden Gate, multimedia intern Lauren Gee made a video about why volunteers choose to donate their time in the parks. Lauren noticed one thing in common with everyone she interviewed: Undeniable joy as they opened up to her about their volunteer experiences.
A group collects seed in a grassland. A volunteer holds a tray of seeds.
Volunteer
Tue, Nov 19 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Dec 17 10:00am-2:00pm
Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.