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Presidio Park Stewards
A volunteer with gloved hands plants a plant in the Presidio.
 
Join the Presidio Trust and the National Park Service to enhance Presidio’s rare native plant habitat and create wildlife corridors throughout the park. Learn about dune and serpentine systems while working in scrub, grassland, woodland, wetland, and bluff habitats. Activities include invasive plant removal during the summer dry season and native revegetation during the winter rainy season.

When
Wednesdays, 9 am to Noon
Saturdays, 9 am to Noon
Sundays, 10 am  to 1 pm

Volunteer Activity Type
Habitat Restoration
 
Meeting Locations
Volunteers will be transported by van to project sites.
 
Wednesdays: Meet at 8:50 am at the Presidio Transit Center
Saturdays: Meet at 8:50 am at the Presidio Transit Center
Sundays: Meet at 9:50 am at the Presidio Transit Center
 
Project Sites
Varies. Habitat Restoration sites throughout the Presidio.
 
Project Sites
Saturdays
November 1: Inspiration Point
November 8: Mountain Lake (Family Friendly 9 to 10:30 am)​
November 15: World War II Memorial
November 22: El Polin Spring
November 29: Upper Lobos Creek Valley
 
Sundays
November 2: YMCA Reach
November 9: North Pershing Dunes
November 16: YMCA Reach
November 23: Sumner Grassland
November 30: Upper Lobos Creek Valley
 
Wednesdays
November 5: Upper Lobos Creek Valley
November 12: Crissy Field
November 19: Upper Lobos Creek Valley
November 26: El Polin Spring

 
Contact Information
(415) 561-5333 or
PresidioParkStewards@gmail.com
 
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 asked to complete a waiver form (first visit only). Volunteers under 18 years 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 at all workdays. Every second Saturday of the month is a “Family Friendly” day when volunteers under age 10 can also participate from 9 to 10:30 am. If bringing youth under age 15 to any of the workdays, please read the Youth and Family Guidelines.
 
What to Wear
Be prepared! 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 it is raining, please bring rain gear.
 
Community Service Hours
This program fulfills community service requirements.
 
Waiver Forms (Please bring the completed forms to the project).
Youth/Adult: Complete the Volunteer Services Agreement. Volunteers under age 18 must have the parent/guardian approval section signed. 
 
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