Latest from Presidio
March 20, 2014 by Eric Simons
In the Presidio's Mountain Lake, as this sequence of photos shows, there are some ferocious predators lurking in the watery depths.
February 02, 2012 by Kelly Hackett
The Presidio in San Francisco is a forested oasis, home to around 300 bird species. But once upon a time, the park was coastal dunes with nutrient-poor, shifting soils. Just how the Presidio was transformed is a story of one man's grand ambitions that are still playing out today, as stewards of the Presidio struggle to maintain a forest as an historic landmark.
June 10, 2010 by Matt Baume
There's no mistaking the signs of this year's late spring in the Presidio, with California poppies, beach strawberries, and beautiful (but invasive) calla lilies appearing in increasing numbers every day. But the Presidio is also experiencing a far more gradual and deliberate regrowth as well: that of its network of trails.
May 14, 2010 by Kris Vann
Artists, naturalists, and National Parks officials come together to create a remarkable new exhibit of installation art made for "animal clients," open at the Presidio from May 16, 2010, though May 15, 2011.