Special Volunteer Days

​​Special volunteer events are a great way to get involved at the Presidio. Individuals, families, and groups are welcome. No experience is necessary. As the date of these events approaches, check the Calendar for details.​

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Presidio Planting Day 2018!

Saturday, December 8, 2018, 9 am to 12:30 pm

​Kick-off planting season with us at this big, annual volunteer event. Our goal for the morning is to plant over 1,000 native wetland plants in the Tennessee Hollow Watershed​. Help us make this big, audacious goal a reality! Register here >>

MLK Volunteer Day of Service 2019!

Monday, January 21, 2018, 9 am to 1 pm

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by taking care of the Presidio. This event features ecological restoration and landscape stewardship projects in and around the Presidio's Fort Scott District. Registration opens soon. Email volunteer@presidiotrust.gov to receive updates about this event.


Special Volunteer Events

MLK Volunteer Day of Service!

Occurs every January on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 9 am to 12:30 pm​

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by taking care of the Presidio. This event features habitat, forest, and garden stewardship projects in and around the Presidio's Fort Scott District. This event is free, and open to the public. All ages welcome! Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

Presidio Earth Day Celebration!

Occurs every April, date TBD, Saturday, 9 am to 12:30 pm

Join us for Presidio's annual volunteer event devoted to celebrating Earth Day! This day of service is part of Earth Week festivities happening all around the Golden Gate National Recreational Area. This event is free, and open to the public. All ages welcome! Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

"Back into the Earth" Day!

Occurs every April, date TBD, Saturday, 9am to Noon

Join the Archaeology team as they get "back into the earth" and kick off the 2018 excavation season! This is your chance to get dirty with the archaeologists by helping to remove the sand that protects the site during the off-season. Don't worry, we'll provide the shovels! This event is free, and open to the public. All ages welcome! Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

Presidio Nature Challenge!

Occurs every April, date TBD, Saturday, 9am to Noon

The Presidio Nature Challenge is a chance to see and record the many wild plants and animals that still thrive in the Presidio. This “BioBlitz” will pair volunteers with professional naturalists on a scientific adventure through the Presidio’s wildest places. All of the observations recorded during the day will help San Francisco win the City Nature Challenge - a competition between more than 60 cities worldwide to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people. This event is free, and open to the public. All ages welcome! Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

National Trails Day!

Occurs every first Saturday in June, 9 am to 12:30 pm

Celebrate National Trails Day by keeping our trails open, in good condition, and accessible to all! Work to maintain trails and restore trailside habitat, forest, and landscaped areas. This event is free, and open to the public. All ages welcome! Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

California Coastal Cleanup Day 2018!

Occurs every third Saturday in September, 9 am to Noon

California Coastal Cleanup Day is a statewide effort to come together to keep our parks, neighborhoods, waterways and shorelines clean, safe, and healthy for everyone! Join us in the Presidio for this big, annual, volunteer tradition, co-sponsored by the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the Presidio Trust, and the National Park Service. This event is free, and open to the public. All ages welcome! Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

Ridge Trail Day on the Bay Area Ridge Trail!

Occurs every first Saturday in November, 9 am to 12:30 pm

The Presidio partners with the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council to build and improve sections of the Bay Area Ridge Trail in the Presidio. Ridge Trail Day is the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council's largest event, with hundreds of volunteers participating around the region! This event is free, and open to the public. All ages welcome! Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>

Presidio Planting Day!

Occurs every December-February, date TBD, Saturday, 9 am to 12:30 pm

Kick-off planting season with us at this big, annual volunteer event. Our goal for the morning is to plant over 1,000 native wetland plants in the Tennessee Hollow Watershed. Help us make this big, audacious goal a reality! This event is free, and open to the public. All ages welcome! Registration required. To receive the latest updates, sign up for our monthly volunteer newsletter >>