New Rare Plants Unlocked! Introducing this month's rare plant superstars: Hickman's potentilla (Potentilla hickmanii) and San Francisco Wallflower (Erysimum franciscanum)! P. hickmanii is found in Rancho Corral de Tierra, which is located in San Mateo County along the coast just north of the town of Montara....

Working With the Seasons BRUSH CUTTING!! Lately, I've been thinking about how my day-to-day tasks as a land manager and steward change with transformations in the land and transitions between seasons. As spring (very quickly) moves into the Bay Area, my team and I are confronted with...

Hi! I am Joseph Batom, Golden Gate hydrology intern, and I am delighted to share my latest adventures and newfound knowledge with you in the fourth edition of my blog. As is the case with my previous blog posts, I have lots of exciting things...

The GOGA SF Veg Team following a successful volunteer program at Fort Funston! A Month of Service 2024 has started with a bang! In addition to our normal weekly volunteer programs, SF Veg Team organized some really outstanding large scale volunteer service events at the beginning of...

To new experiences we go! The past month has been budding with a shared love of learning and living in the environment. From yurting to spotting to frogging and more, I’ll walk you through a few of the most memorable moments thus far. Starting with work January...

What is a side quest? Side quest (noun): An impromptu adventure or diversion undertaken by an individual, typically outside the realm of one's primary goals or responsibilities, often characterized by spontaneous actions and unconventional activities Danijela, Jeremiah, and I at the best Vista Point in the whole...

The vegetation team at Fort Baker has been out in the rain getting over 700 plants in the ground! We worked with the Conservation Corps North Bay for a whole week and their help was extremely needed to get all 700+ plants up a steep...

Welcome back! Today is the 41st day of my wildlife internship here at the Golden Gate National Area. After a month and a half of living here, I feel very lucky to say that I am loving the work and the people that I have surrounded...

Hello and welcome to my first blog post! My name is Daniel Solorzano-Jones, and I am very excited to be working as a Wildlife Intern here at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area for the next year. Below is a short paragraph about me! I am...