Plant Nursery

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, Jun 19 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Jun 26 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Jul 03 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Jul 10 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Jul 17 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Jul 24 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Jul 31 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Aug 07 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Aug 14 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Aug 21 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Aug 28 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Sep 04 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Sep 11 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Sep 18 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Sep 25 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Oct 02 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Oct 09 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Oct 16 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Oct 23 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Oct 30 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Nov 06 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Nov 13 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Nov 20 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wed, Nov 27 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, Jun 18 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Jul 16 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Aug 20 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Sep 17 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Oct 15 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Nov 19 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Dec 17 10:00am-2:00pm
Marin Headlands Native Plant Nursery
Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.
A group collects seed in a grassland. A volunteer holds a tray of seeds.
Volunteer
Tue, Jul 02 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Aug 06 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Sep 03 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Oct 01 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Nov 05 10:00am-2:00pm
Tue, Dec 03 10:00am-2:00pm
Marin Headlands Native Plant Nursery
Learn to grow and care for native plants while helping to preserve and restore your national park.