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Heritage Dialogue: Natural Heritage
Logo for the Presidio's Welcome Exhibit. Red brick buildings on the Main Post with the Main Lawn in front.

From sand dunes and grasslands to eucalyptus and cypress groves, the natural heritage of the Presidio is as diverse as the people who have lived here.
 
 
Natural heritage and environmental specialists Chris Carlsson (Shaping San Francisco, Found SF), Anthony Khalil (Community Educator from Literacy for Environmental Justice), and Lisa Wayne (Natural Areas Manager at San Francisco Recreation & Parks) respond to this question: Considering nature in an urban setting, what role does culture play in our natural heritage?
 
Following their brief responses the floor will be open to the audience to share their thoughts, opinions, and responses.
 
Moderated by Damien Raffa, Environmental and Outdoor Education Program Manager, The Presidio Trust.

This program is part of Welcome to the Presidio: Presidio Milestones + the Next Chapter, a new exhibit on the Main Post. The exhibit shows visitors a glimpse of the Presidio's past, present, and future.

Exhibit Hours:
Wednesdays to Sundays, 11 am to 5 pm
Location: Presidio Trust Headquarters, 103 Montgomery Street, Presidio
(see map on right for directions)
 
Gallery 1 - Presidio Milestones
The Presidio has been transformed by the Presidio Trust and the National Park Service - with support from the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy and many partners - from a military post to a new kind of national park. Today, this American landmark welcomes visitors, is home to a vibrant community, and inspires greater good through programs that draw on its history and natural resources. Trace the recent revitalization of this treasured place, and learn how the community has come together to save the Presidio.
 
Gallery 2 - The Next Chapter: Creating a Future from Our Past
A Heritage Program is being launched at the Presidio—a multifaceted effort that encourages visitors to connect more deeply with our heritage. In 2014, the revitalized Officers’ Club will be a focal point for this new effort. Through this interactive exhibit, learn about the ongoing design, historic research, and program development for the Officers’ Club. View sketches of the exhibits being planned, learn about proposed educational offerings, and become a partner in developing a calendar of public events. Come share your ideas!
 
 
 
When & Where
Starts: 5/1/2013 7:00 PM
Ends: 5/1/2013 8:00 PM
(Main Post )
103 Montgomery Street



 

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