|The Kids in Parks mission: to help disadvantaged students understand their roles in the natural world by studying, exploring, and stewarding parks and open spaces in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Kids in Parks has deepened the environmental
knowledge and vocational skills of thousands of students
throughout the Bay Area. Our program was recently called
one of the "best programs" in San Francisco and highlighted
as a model for other programs in the Bay Area and beyond.
Kids in Parks Named Among "Best of the Bay" by San Francisco Magazine
the latest "Best of the Bay" issue from San Francisco
Magazine, Kids in Parks was named one of the top children's
in the Bay Area by child psychologist Sabrina "Dr.
Dr. Gabel commented:
is to help underprivileged kids understand and connect
with nature. San Francisco has so much natural beauty,
so it’s really important that kids take a break from the
fluorescent lights. Going on an overnight camping trip,
visiting an organic farm, and learning about native Bay
Area plant life are not only enriching, but can also teach
really valuable skills.” Read the full article here.
Kids in Parks' Green Hairstreak Project Featured in San Francisco Chronicle
to restore native habitat for the threatened Green Hairstreak
Butterfly was the subject of a recent article in the San
Francisco Chronicle. Read
how Kids in Parks is helping to revitalize native species,
educate underserved students in environmental stewardship,
and beautify our community!
in Parks wins a 2014 Eco-Hero Award!
in Parks has been named a 2014 Eco-Hero by the San Francisco
Unified School District! The award is part of a school district
initiative to support the sustainable operations of school
buildings while aiming to graduate students with environmental
literacy from all schools. It honors students, staff, and
school community members who have gone above and beyond to
promote environmental awareness, to conserve natural resources,
or to protect the environment.
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