Species

Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus) spotted on Mt. Tamalpais.
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Come take a moment to lift up a log or peer closely at a fallen branch and you might be surprised at what you find. But what is that spongy-looking thing? And is that orange moss growing on that tree? Don’t worry, the Parks Conservancy has you covered in this...
Oakwood Valley
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Just north of the Marin Headlands, Oakwood Valley features a hiking trail loop that winds through native grassland and the largest stand of oak and bay forest in the Golden Gate National Parks. The Parks Conservancy's Park Stewardship program works hard to protect these valuable resources by engaging the community and volunteers in restoration efforts.
Park E-Ventures Article
Life is not all river otters and coyote pups. Some organisms in these national parks simply give us the heebie-jeebies—justifiably or not. With Halloween a few days away, here’s our list of the scariest and grossest creatures. For the squeamish, turn away. For the stout-hearted, read on—if you dare.