Special Event

Event

GGNRA 50TH ANNIVERSARY - THURSDAY VOLUNTEER EVENTS

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Fee:

Free.

Location: LAT/LONG: 37.826669, -122.423023


The events for the day will take place on Alcatraz Island, the Presidio of San Francisco, and Black Point Gardens (part of Fort Mason)

Dates & Times

Date:

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Time:

8:00 AM

Duration:

9 hours and 45 minutes

Type of Event

Volunteer Event

Description

VOLUNTEER PROJECTS

Thursday, October 27th - Register here. Choose a project from the "Select a Date & Time" drop-down menu and complete the registration form. Registration is required.

  • 8am-Noon, Alcatraz Gardens: Help restore and maintain gardens once tended by the island’s military and penitentiary residents—add life, color, and vibrancy to the Rock.
  • 1pm-4pm, San Francisco Habitat Stewards: Help restore natural areas and create important wildlife corridors in the Presidio of San Francisco with this fun and educational project to revitalize damaged ecosystems and promote environmental health.
  • 2pm-5:45pm, Black Point Gardens: Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco waterfront.

We're hosting volunteer opportunities all weekend long to celebrate! Check out additional opportunities below:


GROUPS

Groups of five or more require special arrangements and must be confirmed in advance. Please review the List of Available Projects and fill out the Group Project Request Form.
 

AGE, SKILLS, WHAT TO WEAR & BRING:

  • Volunteers ages 10 and up are welcome. Read our Youth Policy Guidelines (PDF) for youth under the age of 15.
  • All necessary tools, gloves, and training will be provided.
  • Wear clothes that can get dirty - long pants, closed-toe shoes (no flip-flops or sandals), layers for changing weather, and rain gear, if necessary.
  • Bring sun protection, such as a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
  • Bring a reusable water bottle and personal snacks.
     

COVID-SPECIFIC GUIDELINES:

  • Stay home and DO NOT attend if you:
    • Have any illness symptoms
    • Have tested positive for COVID-19
    • Suspect you have had contact with a COVID-19 positive case
  • Face coverings and social distancing are encouraged, but not required.
     

AIR QUALITY ALERTS:

Poor air quality may result in program cancellations - staff will be in touch if the program is impacted. Generally:

  • Above 100 (orange) - program may continue but sensitive groups should consider staying home.
  • Above 150 (red) - all volunteer programs will be canceled.
  • Please visit AirNow for the latest air quality information.

The Golden Gate National Parks Volunteer Program is a cooperative parkwide effort of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the National Park Service, and the Presidio Trust.

Reservation or Registration: Yes

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