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Service Highlights

Trips and Workshops

Student Feedback

Restored historic sailing vessels at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Learned about sustainable agriculture at Slide Ranch, a working organic farm

100% of students plan to return to the park on their own

Re-graded and leveled 100 meters of trail at Dias Ridge

Created adobe bricks at the Presidio archeology laboratory

Reduced the fire danger on Angel Island by removing downed woody debris

Experienced a kayak trip on Lake Merced, hosted by the Department of Recreation at San Francisco State University

Polished bone fragments and ceramic artifacts at the Presidio archeology laboratory Applied compost and pruned the historic flower gardens on Alcatraz Island Collected grass seeds for the revegetation of the Muir Beach flood plain Created unique ceramic stepping stones for the Presidio Native Plant Nursery Garden

Engaged in a behind-the-scenes tour of Alcatraz Explored WWII-era underground structures at Battery Townsley Received specialized training on resume writing, career development, the federal job application process, and job interview techniques Organized, planned, and implemented an adventure trip to the Russian River

88 % of the participants indicated that they will bring family and friends to the park with them 94% expressed interest in turning their summer experiences into a job 100% are interested in returning to the program next year The top three activities for LINCCamping included the Yosemite trip, Ropes Course, and Angel Island Overnight and Service Project.

Parks Stewardship Youth Programs 2013  

Summary Report Parks Stewardship Program Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy