Spreading the Word on Climate Change
Photo by Tung Chee
The heart of the initiative to reduce our own and our visitors' carbon footprint is education. The park has a unique position to reach millions of visitors and educate the public about climate change and the need to lead a more sustainable lifestyle.
It starts with Golden Gate's rangers, Public Affairs Division and other staff, as well as our partners and volunteers. We are educating ourselves with relevant and accurate information and then helping our visitors understand the threats and solutions through public outreach.
Here's our commitment:
Did You Know?
GGNRA owns two of these rare, wood-frame shacks, built in 1906 to shelter survivors of the famous San Francisco earthquake. Now located at the Presidio, these shacks once comprised 24 city blocks and at peak occupancy, housed a total of 16,448 refugees.