Find events about nature and wildlife happening around the greater San Francisco Bay Area! During the COVID-19 pandemic, all listings are virtual events, unless noted. For in-person events, remember to practice COVID-19 safety measures, including mask-wearing and social distancing.
Bay Nature Events
Since 2011, Bay Nature Institute has been honoring remarkable local conservation and nature leaders and activists at our annual Local Hero Awards. We are currently accepting nominations for our 2021 virtual celebration.
Listen to conversations with experts and expand your nature knowledge with Bay Nature Talks. Watch past webinars and stay up-to-date on future talks.
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One event on August 27, 2020 at 9:00 am
An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 12, 2020
An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 26, 2020
One event on September 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm
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New Website: SF Plant Finder
SF Plant Finder is a comprehensive and easy-to-use resource for gardeners, landscape designers, ecologists and community members interested in greening neighborhoods and enhancing our city’s biodiversity. Turning grey pavement into native and sustainable gardens and tree canopies supports our climate resilience by improving air quality, urban heat island, water conservation, and stormwater/flood...
Alpine Pond Nature Tour
Join us on a short family-focused walk around Alpine Pond, adjacent to Daniels Nature Center at Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve. This tour is also available to view on YouTube....
Healthy Soils - Growing Climate Resilience
When it comes to climate change, agriculture is villain, victim, and potential savior. It produces 9% of California’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but could potentially draw down more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits. Shifting from conventional agricultural practices to ones that improve soil health can eliminate numerous environmenta...
Birdhouse Auction (Online)
GET READY TO BID... The Friends of the Gardens (FOG) annual Birdhouse Auction is happening now! Bidding closes on Wednesday, September 30.
BID NOW: https://events.readysetauction.com/mendocinocoastbotanicalgardens/birdhouse/catalog/items
This annual silent auction is compr...