The Bay Nature events calendar features events sponsored by Bay Area nature organizations from Sonoma to Santa Cruz. Find guided hikes, learn about Bay Area wildlife, enjoy nature festivals, and more!

**Please note: Some event organizers are cancelling or postponing events to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. We recommend confirming with the host organization that their event will take place. **

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March 2020
Thursday, March 26 - Thursday, April 30

Online Interactive Wall of Birds from Cornell Lab

Online, Online, Online, CA + Google Map
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Thursday, March 26 - Thursday, April 30

Online Exhibit – Rooted: Trees in Contemporary Art

Online, Online, Online, CA + Google Map
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Thursday, March 26 - Thursday, April 30

Virtual Visit to Monterey Bay Aquarium

Online, Online, Online, AL 12132 + Google Map
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Thursday, March 26 - Thursday, April 30

Virtual Tour – Bringing Back the Natives Garden Tour 2020

Online, Online, Online, AL 12132 + Google Map
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Thursday, March 26 - Thursday, April 30

Watch the Osprey Live Cam!

Online, Online, Online, AL 12132 + Google Map
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April 2020
Thursday, April 2 - Sunday, May 31

COVID-19 ‘Citizen Science’ Initiative

Online, Online, Online, CA + Google Map
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Thursday, April 2 - Thursday, April 30

Virtual WildCare – Daily Wildlife Videos

Online, Online, Online, CA + Google Map
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Saturday, April 4 - Thursday, April 30
Landscape painting: Sunrise over the Valley by Kathy O'Leary

Virtual “Into the Oaks” Group Art Exhibit

Online, Online, Online, CA + Google Map
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Monday, April 6 - Thursday, April 30

Virtual Tours of California Historic State Parks

Online, Online, Online, CA + Google Map
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Monday, April 6 - Thursday, April 30

Connect with Nature on iNaturalist!

Online, Online, Online, CA + Google Map
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Wednesday, April 8 - Thursday, April 30

POST Video Series: A Minute with Matt

Online, Online, Online, AL 12132 + Google Map
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Thursday, April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mt. Wanda trail

John Muir Land Trust Virtual Briefing

Online, Online, Online, CA + Google Map
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Saturday, April 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Webinar for Kids: How to Go on Your Own Insect Safari

Online, Online, Online, CA + Google Map
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Sunday, April 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

POSTPONED Orinda Wildlife & Olive Festival

Wagner Ranch Nature Area, 350 Camino Pablo, Orinda, California 94563 + Google Map
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Saturday, April 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on May 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

Virtual Wildflower Walks

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Thursday, April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
book cover: Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction by Mary Ellen Hannibal

Book Discussion: Citizen Scientist by Mary Ellen Hannibal

Online, Online, Online, CA + Google Map
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May 2020
Tuesday, May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on May 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

Virtual Wildflower Walks

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Wednesday, May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
sea vegetable farmer Heidi Herrmann

Seaweed: Ecology, Use and Harvest Presentation

Online, Online, Online, CA + Google Map
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Ongoing Events


An Ecological and Floristic Perspective of Wildfires


Fire has played a leading role in the ecology of the North American West for hundreds of millennia and has been a primary force in the evolution and composition of much of California’s vegetation and flora. The restorative effects of burning were long recognized and promoted by California’s indigenous cultures, who actively shaped much of California’s living landscapes through prescriptive b...

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Golden Gate Park's 150th Anniversary


Each year, millions of people visit Golden Gate Park to enjoy its beauty and all that its 1,017 acres have to offer people of all ages and interests. Now, millions more from all around the world can experience Everybody’s Park virtually. Through Virtual Golden Gate Park, we are bringing the best of the park directly to you with exclusive and exciting online content, events and activities. We hop...

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Wildflowers at Sears Point Ranch Preserve


Enjoy this virtual wildflower bloom at Sonoma Land Trust's Sears Point Ranch Preserve! Learn more about Sears Point Ranch at sonomalandtrust.org. Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOJio3FxuSk&feature=youtu.be...

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Sonoma Moments: Wildlflower Meditation


Relax to the sights and sounds of nature with this Sonoma Moment brought to you by Sonoma Land Trust. #NoticeNature https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WP9uSK4uGo&feature=youtu.be...

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