Exploring Moffett Park’s open spaces and ecological benefits.
Join us for a springtime saunter in Sunnyvale! Greenbelt Alliance Outings Coordinator Ken Lavin, will lead us on a walk from Baylands Park along the San Francisco Bay Trail, exploring the fascinating flora and fauna we see along the way. Spring wildflowers will be blooming and shorebirds including egrets, herons, pelicans, and cormorants will make for good viewing.
While on the shoreline, we will hear from San Francisco Estuary Institute’s (SFEI) Senior Environmental Scientist, Jeremy Lowe about the ecology of the area and nature-based solutions being proposed to address flooding and sea level rise.
Our saunter will then lead us up a hill where we will get a chance to see areas—from unappreciated baylands and marshes to empty parking lots and office buildings—that are now of crucial importance to ensure Sunnyvale grows in a way that prepares the community for a climate-resilient future.
On our way back to Baylands Park, we will pause for a picnic with the pelicans(lunch is on us!) before concluding our walk.
Round Trip Distance (approximate elevation gain)
This is an easy 3-mile walk on mostly level terrain with just one hill to climb
The outing is free, but there is a $6 per vehicle park entrance fee
Address: Baylands Park, 999 E Caribbean Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Assemble at the parking area to the right of the Baylands Park entrance kiosk.
Water and snacks will be provided. Dress in layers and wear good hiking shoes. Bring poles if you normally use them. If you have questions about this outing email Ken at email@example.com