Matt Baume

Writer and phtographer Matt Baume has years of experience reporting on city infrastructure, urbanecology, and the environment in San Francisco. In that time, he'sfocused closely on the evolution of the Presidio. See more of his work at

A Sneak Peak at the Presidio’s Newest Trail


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.