Celebrate the Bay Area's first World Ranger Day and Meet the Rangers! This public Open House event by the Hyde Street Pier will showcase numerous agencies in the Bay Area that employ rangers, plus partner associations, trusts, and conservancies that use volunteers for conservation work.
Rangers will demonstrate equipment they use. Various vehicles, boats, and hi-tech gear will be showcased as well as some hands-on activities for the kids.
Ranger-made Film Premiere!
In conjunction with 'Meet the Rangers', you are invited to join us as we present the San Francisco premiere of THE THIN GREEN LINE - a film by Sean Willmore, an Australian Park Ranger. Sean's journey around the globe visiting his counterparts documents a unique look into the committed and passionate fight to protect our planet. Witness the dedication of the men and women who make up the Thin Green Line - Professional Park Rangers - through their stories of danger, compassion, and protection.
Film shown at the SFMNHP Visitor's Center Theater at 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, and 6:00pm. Free, donations appreciated.
Enter our raffle! and have a chance to win a ranger-guided hike in Muir Woods, Angel Island State Park, Marin Headlands, or Point Reyes!
Also raffled: A weekend at Steep Ravine Cabins.
You do not need to be present to win.
Hosted by: The International Ranger Federation, the The Association of National Park Rangers, The National Park Service, and Green Planet Films.
About Green Planet Films:
Green Planet Films is a non-profit distributor of nature and environmental DVDs from around the globe. We seek to preserve and protect our planet by collecting and distributing documentaries from our web-based library which can be used to educate the public about the science, beauty, and fragility of the natural world.
Official Website: http://greenplanetfilms.org/filmnight
Added by FullCalendar on July 13, 2007