Stewardship

Women's Trail Day volunteers at a past event in the Golden Gate National Parks.
Article
What is it about an all-women, volunteer workday that makes us feel important, of value, and special? In the #MeToo movement era, women are committed to making a space for ourselves and to come together as a community.
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.
Goats munch on vegetation at Black Point during a cleanup effort and goat yoga party at the Fort Mason site.
Park E-Ventures Article
Black Point sits on the easternmost bluff at Fort Mason. The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and the National Park Service have partnered to rebuild the East Point walkway system, including bringing in the goats! Here's how you can help.
volunteer, planting, rancho corral de tierra
Volunteer
Le Conte Trailhead
It's planting crunch time - we need to get over 2,500 plants into the ground at beautiful Rancho Corral de Tierra before the winter rains end!
Polypodium californicum, or California polypody.
Article
If you take a walk along the Coastal Bluffs in the Presidio and stop just south of the Langdon Court parking lot, across from the battered bunkers and under the pine trees, you’ll find a plant that often goes unnoticed.
volunteer; Lands End; Holi
Volunteer
Merrie Way Trailhead
With the colors of the spring wildflowers come the colors of the South Asian festival of Holi! Celebrate Holi through a morning of habitat restoration, fun outdoor activities, dancing, and delicious Indian food. This is a family-friendly program, and everyone is welcome.
New fencing at the Presidio Bluffs helps protect visitors and sensitive habitats.
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Last month, the stewardship crew worked in the Presidio Bluffs along some of the many scenic viewpoints of the Pacific Ocean and the Golden Gate Bridge. The windy days didn’t stop our great turnout of volunteers!
Volunteers at MLK Day of Service in 2018.
Article
The Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy staff, interns, and volunteers look forward to participating in this day of service every year.
Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus) spotted on Mt. Tamalpais.
Article
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...
Mary Lee at the 2018 Winter BioBlitz at Ocean Beach.
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This new feature will take the time to thank and highlight some of our regular volunteers who have enriched our parks and our lives.