Lori Bruton

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By now you’ve probably heard us mention the Crissy Field Park Prescription Day event that we are so excited for on Sunday, April 23, 2017. But did you know that the Crissy Field celebration is just one of 14 events taking place across the Bay Area?…
The Association of Women in Water, Energy and the Environment (AWWEE) held their recent mini-conference at Cavallo Point through the Convene program. Convene is a partnership between the Institute at the Golden Gate and Cavallo Point – the Lodge at…
Wishing you all the happiest of holidays! See you in 2017!
At the Institute we take advantage of every opportunity to spend time outside, which is why we are fans of the new Opt Outside movement that encourages people to spend Black Friday outdoors instead of shopping. California state parks are joining in…
Photo courtesy of the National Park Service, National Historic Landmarks Program
Sometimes, visiting National Parks and National Monuments can be a triggering experience. Sometimes, it’s a reminder of a painful past. Sometimes it’s a reminder that o…
Our first Health Fellow, Hector Zaragoza, shares with us what he has been up to over the past year since he wrote a guest blog post for us. He has gained valuable experience in the public sector since working at the Institute at the Golden Gate and…
This week's blog post is written by Jamie Yeh, Convene marketing consultant. Jamie brings more than 15 years of marketing and communications experience to the Institute at the Golden Gate. Working on Convene allows her to use this depth of knowledge…
I checked an item off of my bucket list last week: I saw a glacier up close while visiting Glacier National Park. All of the national parks are on my bucket list, but Glacier National Park shot to the top these past few years when I started learning…
The Summer Olympics only come once every four years so we took advantage of this special time of year to come up with the best of the best park sites in the Bay Area and beyond. You can consider us the color commentators of the Park Olympics based o…
We’d like to express our gratitude to you as a close friend and supporter of the Institute at the Golden Gate over the years. We began in 2008 with one program, focused on convening environmental stewards and leaders to inspire new ideas and amplify…
The Institute is excited to introduce you to the Fellowship for Emerging Leaders Class of 2016! Lea and Maria recently joined our team here at the Institute at the Golden Gate and we are very happy to have them. We've asked both of them to share a f…
In honor of Valentine's Day, the Institute staff took a few minutes to share why we love parks and green spaces, because really, what's not to love? Please share why you love the parks in the comments below!
Arielle
For me, I love visiting parks bec…
Wishing everyone happy holidays and a wonderful new year!
Thanksgiving is only a few days away and while we are all looking forward to a day full of food, family, and friends, we wanted to take a minute to reflect on what each of us is thankful for and share our thoughts with all of you. We would also like…
Most of you are probably familiar with the Institute at the Golden Gate’s programmatic work, including our Health, Climate Education, and Urban Programs, but you may not be as aware of our Convene Program, our longest standing program.
When the Inst…
In the spirit of summer, the Institute has put together a list of some of our favorite foods to enjoy in the warm-weather. These recipes are good for a picnic, campout, bonfire, or really any activity that involves spending time outdoors and eating…
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