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Parks as Classrooms at GGNRA uses an inquiry-based curriculum that includes the Understanding by Design framework, California Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and History-Social Science Content Standards.
As part of the Every Kid in a Park campaign, all kids attending will enjoy a day of entertainment, refreshments, hands-on activities and games that will help them earn their very own, Centennial Edition junior ranger badge and be sworn in as official Junior Rangers at a special ceremony led by GGNRA's General Superintendent Christine Lehnertz.
He and Burton held onto the big vision for the GGNRA when others were ready to settle for less.
"When they unlocked the cells in 1963, they unlocked habitat," says Brett Carre, a former ranger for GGNRA. Now thousands of seabirds, along with hummingbirds, finches, and other terrestrial species, roost or breed on the 22-acre island.
Though off-leash dog walking is not permitted in any unit of the National Park System, managers at GGNRA have allowed the activity along the bluffs at Fort Funston through a superintendent's compendium.
During the GGNRA battle, when he worked closely with the late Representative Phillip Burton (D-Calif.), the powerful chair of the National Parks Subcommittee of the House Interior Committee, Wayburn demonstrated his ability to merge political acumen with conservation knowledge.
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.
"Urban parks like the GGNRA give many people their first exposure to the natural world, to history, sometimes even to fresh air."
A large share of the mission blue's range falls within Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), a National Park Service unit that also includes lands managed by other public agencies.
Gaar sometimes joins the Habitat Restoration Team, a band of half a dozen to half a hundred volunteers who gather every Sunday in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), near San Francisco, to go broom-bashing.
After nearly an hour's drive through the southern reaches of Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), a now-animated crew layered in colorful gear tumbles out at the day's first project site.
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