A Nature Exploration Area (NEA) is coming to Heron’s Head Park! Help us bring this project to life.
Volunteers are needed to complete the finishing touches on the NEA.
Volunteer dates: October 6th – October 9th
Volunteer shifts: 9 a.m. – noon and 1 – 4 p.m.
Location: Heron’s Head Park, 32 Jennings St. San Francisco
Age: 10 and up
Tasks: sanding, staining, mulching, planting
Hope to see you there!
What to Bring and Wear
- Please wear a mask and bring proof of vaccination.
- Build Days will take place rain or shine. Please come prepared for the weather in clothes that can get dirty.
- Wear comfortable and suitable work clothing (long sleeves, long pants, jackets, etc.) Tank tops, shorts, skirts, dresses are not recommended.
- Must wear closed-toed shoes (No sandals, heels, or flip flops).
- Bring your own water bottle.
- Tools and materials will be provided.
About our Partners
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department administers more than 220 parks, playgrounds, and open spaces for the enjoyment and well-being of everyone in our diverse community.
The Port of San Francisco manages the waterfront as the gateway to a world-class city, and advances environmentally and financially sustainable maritime, recreational and economic opportunities to serve the City, Bay Area, and California.
San Francisco Children & Nature is a citywide collaborative that works to address the disparities in nature access along socioeconomic and racial lines to ensure all children have the opportunity to play, learn and grow in the outdoors.
The EcoCenter at Heron’s Head Park is a unique treasure in the Bayview Hunter’s Point Community. It is a space for environmental education, workshops, assembly, and a place where youth, families and community can gather and engage with nature.
Nonprofit Partner: KABOOM!, a national nonprofit that works to end playspace inequity. KABOOM! amplifies the power of communities to build inspiring play spaces that spark unlimited opportunities for every kid, everywhere.
Funding Partner: Kaiser Permanente
Design and Construction Consultants: Bienenstock Natural Playgrounds, leaders in the world of natural play and exploration.
Construction In-Kind Materials & Support
Community and Outreach Partners