Habitat Restoration

​​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.  


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: Arrive at 8:50 am at the Presidio Transit Center to be ready for a 9 am pickup.​

Saturdays: Arrive at 8:50 am at the Presidio Transit Center to be ready for a 9 am pickup.​

Sundays: Arrive at 9:50 am at the Presidio Transit Center​ to be ready for a 10 am pickup.​​

​Project Sites

Varies. Habitat Restoration sites throughout the Presidio.


Wednesday, 3/7: Dragonfly Creek
Wednesday, 3/14: Upper Lobos
Wednesday, 3/21: Crissy Field
Wednesday, 3/28: Wherry Corridor


Saturday, 3/3: Lower Lobos
Saturday, 3/10: MacArthur Meadow
Saturday, 3/17: Mountain Lake (with Friends of Mountain Lake Park)
Saturday, 3/24: El Polin feat. Family-friendly Volunteering


Sunday, 3/4: YMCA Reach
Sunday, 3/11: Baker Beach
Sunday, 3/18: Lower Quarry
Sunday, 3/25: Sumner Grassland

Contact Information

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

Volunteer Agreement Forms

Please bring the completed forms to the project (first visit only):

How to Participate

Individuals, families, and groups of four or fewer are welcome to attend without pre-registration. Simply show up at the meeting location, sign-in and submit a completed volunteer agreement form.

Groups of five or more must register in advance. Please visit our Group Service Projects page for details.

This program fulfills most community service requirements.

Age & Skill-L​​evel Guidelines:

All ages are welcome. If bringing youth under age 15, please read the Families and Youth Policy Guidelines​.

No experience is necessary. Training will be provided, as well as all necessary tools, supplies, and gloves.

What to Wear & What to Bring:

Be prepared for variable and unpredictable weather conditions. Our programs happen rain or shine! Please bring your own rain gear, if necessary.

Please wear clothes that can get dirty, and dress in layers. Long pants and sturdy closed-toe shoes are required (no shorts or sandals). Bring a hat and/or sunglasses, and wear sunscreen.

Bring a reusable water bottle. Water stations will be available for refills.

Bring a completed volunteer agreement form.