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Changing histories in the Marin Headlands: From military battlements to Newt Nation

Once a military outpost defending San Francisco against attacks from the West, the Marin Headlands are now part of Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and new residents have moved in to the former battery sites. Among these are the newts of Newt Nation, who have taken up residence in a former gun foundation and found it to be an excellent home.

Read more about demilitarization in the Marin Headlands

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2013 Annual Gala: The wonder and science of nature

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BioCube: What can be found in one cubic foot?

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Science exploration in Olympic National Park

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1/23/2013
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Craig Obey from National Parks Conservation Association gives Olympic National Park a gold medal review and highlights our NatureBridge at Olympic family programs.

NatureBridge is honored to receive continuing support from Wells Fargo for scholarships for California's Central Valley youth.

NatureBridge featured on Immense Possibilities.

NatureBridge will host Bill Bradley, former Democratic U.S. Senator and Dan Evans, former Republican Washington Governor and U.S. Senator, for a bipartisan discussion on environmental conservation and the Elwha dam removals.

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    Posted by Becca Mathias, April 19, 2018
  • To kick off Earth Day 2018, we decided to take a step back and see how this global celebration was created nearly 50 years ago, and how it helped bring NatureBridge to life in 1971.
     
    Posted by Gabriela Contreras, April 16, 2018
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    Posted by Becca Mathias, March 28, 2018
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    Posted by Gabriela Contreras, March 22, 2018
  • This year, we received a number of incredible applicants for our Student of the Year. Read more from our 2018 Student of the Year honorable mentions and how their NatureBridge experience impacted them!

    Posted by Gabriela Contreras, March 14, 2018