Stewardship

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Alta Avenue Trail Head
Become a Park Steward and help protect endangered species and restore sensitive habitat in Marin.
San Francisco Park Stewardship Intern Jonathan Howell
Article
For the last few months you’ve been hearing from either Yakuta, Gabriel, or Jainita, but this month our team got bigger! Please welcome Jonathan Howell: A motorcycle-riding, mountain-climbing parks lover you’ll want to meet.
Getting to work at Love Your Parks Day at Lands End in February 2019.
Article
By Elizabeth Aldenderfer Park Stewardship Trails Program Intern Recently, park stewardship teams joined forces to host a day all about appreciation and care for Love Your Parks Day in the Golden Gate National Parks! Nearly 40 people within the community showed up at Lands End eager to learn, love, and...
Women's Trail Day volunteers at a past event in the Golden Gate National Parks.
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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.
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.
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.
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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!