Presidio Garden Stewards

​​​Help Presidio Trust gardeners maintain and enhance the Presidio’s historic gardens and landscaped areas. Activities include planting, weeding, spreading wood chips in landscaped beds, removing overgrown vegetation from historic garden features such as rock walls and pathways, and general site cleanup.

 

When
Third Fridays, 9 am to Noon

 

Meeting Location 
Meet at 9 am at the Inspiration Point Overlook. Volunteers will be transported by van to project sites.

 

Project Site
Friday, February 19: Upper Funston Avenue
Help care for beautiful garden beds in the historic Funston neighborhood in the heart of the Presidio. 

 
Contact Information
(415) 561-5332 or volunteer@presidio.gov

 

How To Participate
Individuals and families or groups of 4 people or fewer are welcome to attend without pre-registration. Simply show up at the appropriate meeting location for sign in and to complete an agreement form (first visit only). Volunteers under age 18 must bring a waiver form signed by their parent/guardian. See below for details.

 

Groups of five people or more may require special arrangements and must be confirmed in advance. Visit Group Service Projects for details.

 

Age Requirements
Volunteers ages 10 and up are welcome.

 

What to Wear
Be prepared! Please wear clothes that can get dirty, layers for changing weather, and rain gear if necessary. Long pants and sturdy closed-toe shoes are required (no shorts or sandals). Bring a hat and/or sunglasses and wear sunscreen.

 

What to Bring
Bring the appropriate waiver forms (see below). Bring a reusable water bottle. Water stations will be available for refills. All necessary tools, supplies, and gloves will be provided.

 

Skill Requirements
No experience is necessary. Training will be provided.

Weather
This program is rain or shine. If raining, please bring your own rain gear.

 

Community Service Hours
This program fulfills community service requirements.

 

 
Volunteer Agreement Forms (Please bring the completed forms to the project). 
Adult Volunteers - complete the Presidio Trust Volunteer Agreement​​