The San Francisco Bay Area has an extensive array of programming to support little people with big curiosities.

Kids at an Environmental Volunteers field trip to the Palo Alto Baylands

Helping Kids Make the Nature Connection


For Palo Alto-based Environmental Volunteers, personal exploration of nature is what it’s all about.  By providing school kids with hands-on experiences of nature, Environmental Volunteers works to instill a love of the natural world and an interest in protecting it … Read more

Bay Nature Honors Three Local Heroes


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Berkeley, CA (December 17, 2012) — A beloved ranger/naturalist at Muir Woods, a dynamic advocate for open space around Mount Diablo, and a young woman dedicated to reaching out to diverse communities with a message of conservation … Read more

2013 Local Hero Award for Youth Engagement


Each year, the nonprofit Bay Nature Institute, based in Berkeley, selects three individuals who are making outstanding contributions to the understanding, protection, and stewardship of the natural world of the San Francisco Bay Area. At 23 years, Cindy Moreno has … Read more