One of the primary partners for the NPS Centennial year at the GGNRA
is the San Francisco Public Library system.
He and Burton held onto the big vision for the GGNRA
when others were ready to settle for less.
During the GGNRA
battle, when he worked closely with the late Representative Phillip Burton (D-Calif.
In 1992, NPS adopted a trail plan for the GGNRA
establishing which trails were open to bicycles, resulting in a closure of about thirty-six percent of the trails to bicycle use.
Unfortunately, in addition to habitat within the GGNRA
, a significant amount of the mission blue's habitat falls on private land that has been slated for housing developments in the General Plan of the City of Pacifica, which lies between Sweeny Ridge of the park and the Pacific Ocean.
With the help of scores of Earthwatch volunteers over the last six years, the USGS scientists are completing a wildlife inventory at GGNRA
, a 76,000-acre urban park with high concentrations of endangered species.
At our deadline, legislation to create a desperately needed trust for the new Presidio addition to the GGNRA
was tied up in Congress.
This year, 1,622 people participated in the five-mile GGNRA
march, which wound through the historic Presidio military base and across the Golden Gate Bridge, At the finish line at East Fort Baker, the well-known Blue & Gold Fleet ferried marchers back across the bay, which march organizer Nancy LaMott says was a special treat.
The largest--and most successful--volunteer program in the nation is at GGNRA
She is also vice chairwoman of the GGNRA