California is a global biodiversity hotspot; the state is home to many plant and animal species that are found nowhere else in the world! California Biodiversity Day is celebrated on September 7th –and you can join us in a weeklong celebration from September 4 – 13. Learn more about the unique and amazing ecosystems and wildlife of Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge from Refuge biologists and rangers. Also, join in-person events hosted by Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful (separate sign-up required).
Tuesday, September 7th at 11 am – 12 pm: “Virtual Habitat Hike” Hosted by Ranger Miguel Marquez and Watershed Watchers Associate Olivia Poulos
Thursday, September 9th at 6 pm – 7 pm: “The Secret World of the Last Vernal Pool Grassland in the South San Francisco Bay” Presented by Wildlife Botanist Aidona Kakouros.
Friday, September 10th at 6 pm – 7 pm: “Biodiversity of Tidal Marshes in the South San Francisco Bay: Helping Plants, Animals, and You” Presented by USFWS Wildlife Biologist Rachel Tertes.
***By registering now you will be automatically registered for all the virtual programs and will receive email reminders for each event.
In-person Programs hosted by Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful
Saturday, September 4th: Nature Walk at Watson Park (registration link)
Saturday, September 11th: BioBlitz at Shady Oaks Park (registration link)
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This California Biodiversity Week event is brought to you by San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Don Edwards SF Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program, and Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful.