The Presidio of San Francisco has become the first park in the United States – and America’s first national park site – to earn the prestigious Green Flag Award®, which recognizes the highest standards for visitor experience and management of parks and green spaces around the world.
Efforts to rename the Julius Kahn Playground on the southern edge of the Presidio have produced two contenders for the new name, but at least one person thinks there should be more input from local residents before a final decision is made.
In September, the Presidio Trust breaks ground on one of its most transformative environmental restoration projects to date—replacing seven acres of asphalt and highway construction debris adjacent to Crissy Field with beautiful new marshland.
Presidio Picnic on July 21 features the Amor do Samba Group, a San Francisco-based samba dance and music ensemble dedicated to promoting Afro-Latin culture through the performing arts.
Among those who treasure the uniqueness of the former military post is author and California College of the Arts professor Leslie Carol Roberts. Her new book, “Here is Where I Walk, Episodes From a Life in the Forest,” describes a place that is a part of nature and yet is set within a dense urban landscape.
Events are scheduled at the Presidio to celebrate the history of early Californians.
A panel of biodiversity experts gathered on Tuesday, May 28, at the Presidio Officers’ Club to discuss the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services’ (IPBES), a worldwide assessment on biodiversity, in front of an audience of approximately 150 people.
The Bay Area’s largest Memorial Day tribute to America’s veterans and servicemen and women will be held at the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio of San Francisco on Monday May 27, 2019.
The Presidio Trust, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the City of San Francisco invite you to be part of the official City and County of San Francisco Memorial Day Observance.
Beginning Sunday, March 31, the Presidio of San Francisco, in partnership with Off the Grid, unveils an eighth season of Presidio Picnic with an exciting line up of new and returning mobile food creators and cultural dance performances.
Arion Press’s editions of such classics as Moby Dick, Ulysses and contemporary works that pair poets and artists, are noted to be among the most exquisitely printed books in the world.
At a public board meeting in late September, project proposers presented concepts to create a “campus for change,” and to “address the significant environmental and/or social challenges of our time.”
By Ryder W. Miller The Presidio Trust, which is responsible for managing the Presidio National Park, has announced the successful re-introduction of the Checkerspot Butterfly (Euphydryas editha bayensis), which has been successfully translocated from San Bruno Mountain to the Presidio. […]
by Thomas K. Pendergast It was once a place dedicated to war, with the prospect of death, but now the Presidio Trust is hoping to turn Fort Scott into a campus committed to peaceful change and social […]
To decrease San Francisco’s dependency on the Hetch Hetchy water system, which delivers water from the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the SF Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and the SF Recreation and Park Department are in the process of switching to “recycled” water for irrigating Golden Gate and Lincoln parks and the Presidio.