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Dennis Mabasa.
Gateways Article
Dennis Mabasa is the dynamic new Vice President of Community and Youth Programs for the Parks Conservancy. We chatted with Dennis about their connection to the outdoors and the importance of community.
A sea lion at the Marine Mammal Center in the Marin Headlands.
Article
OK, so a sea lion "walks" onto Alcatraz Island. It sounds like the beginning of a joke, but it’s actually the start of a wonderful story of partnership and conservation.
A sea lion at the Marine Mammal Center in the Marin Headlands.
Article
OK, so a sea lion "walks" onto Alcatraz Island. It sounds like the beginning of a joke, but it’s actually the start of a wonderful story of partnership and conservation.
Trail at El Polin Springs, The Presidio
Events
El Polin Spring
Come build community with other queer and trans folks for a reflective, restoration afternoon at El Polín!
Portrait of birder Daniela Sánchez with binoculars on a birding trip.
Gateways Article
Many people flock to birding because they love birds' beautiful plumage, their intricate songs, or their entertaining antics. For Daniela Sánchez, it was serendipity.
A bicyclist rides through water along the Bay Trail near Bothin Marsh.
Gateways Article
As storms raged over the winter, flooding paths and ripping apart beach walkways, the message was clear: Watch out!
A close up of the San Francisco Garter Snake

(Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia)

Conservation
Volunteers at Coast Cleanup Day

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Coyote in the Golden Gate National Parks
Tennessee Valley Trailhead
Events
Starry sky above the Golden Gate Bridge
Presidio Visitor Center
Events
Triteleia laxa (Ithuriel's Spear)

(Triteleia laxa)

Conservation
Sambucus racemosa (Red Elderberry)

(Sambucus racemosa)

Conservation
Salix lasiolepis (Arroyo Willow)

(Salix lasiolepis)

Conservation

(Rosa californica)

Conservation
Rhamnus californica (California Coffeeberry)

(Rhamnus californica)

Conservation
Trees with crooked, spreading trunks and branches

(Quercus agrifolia)

Conservation
Mimulus aurantiacus (Sticky Monkeyflower)

(Mimulus aurantiacus)

Conservation

(Lilium pardalinum)

Conservation
Iris douglasiana (Douglas Iris)

(Iris douglasiana)

Conservation
Heracleum lanatum (Cow Parsnip)

(Heracleum lanatum)

Conservation
Live Forever (Dudleya farinosa, Crassulaceae family), at the Presidio Native Plant Nursery

(Dudleya farinosa)

Conservation
Cornus sericea (American Dogwood)

(Cornus sericea)

Conservation
Chlorogalum pomeridianum (Soap Leaf, Soap Plant)

(Chlorogalum pomeridianum)

Conservation
Flower with red tubular petals and yellow flower parts

(Aquilegia formosa)

Conservation
Armeria maritima (Pink Sea Thrift)

(Armeria maritima)

Conservation