Find nature and conservation events happening around the greater San Francisco Bay Area! 

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Bodies of Water Exhibit

Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery 11 Cowell Service Rd, Santa Cruz, CA

Art and Science Collide to Explore the Unseen World of Plankton Ceramic artist Jenni Ward and ocean scientist Ari Friedlaender collaborated with curator Tauna Coulson to create Bodies of Water. This gallery exhibition aims to highlight the unseen world of plankton, … Read more

Free

Mycological Society of San Francisco Fungus Fair

Diablo Valley College, Horticulture Department 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill, CA

When the first rains tease up the chanterelles and porcini, fungus lovers head to the Fungus Fair: A Celebration of Wild Mushrooms. ° Activities for children and adults. ° Lectures and workshops: Alan Rockefeller, Christopher Hobbs, Damon Tighe, Gordon Walker, … Read more

Lakeside Chat #27: Estuaries, Biology, and Lake Merritt – Zoom

Rotary Nature Center Friends P.O. Box 16203 Lake Park Avenue, Oakland, CA

Please join us on February 3rd as we celebrate Darwin Month with Lakeside Chat #27 with Paleontologist Dr. Jere Lipps. His talk is entitled “Estuaries, Biology, and Lake Merritt.” REGISTER HERE=> https://lakesidechat-27-estuaries-biology-and-lake-merritt.eventbrite.com What is Lake Merritt? An estuary? a lake? … Read more

Free

Parks After Dark – Hike By Full Moonlight

North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park and Preserve 5297 Sonoma Mountain Rd, Santa Rosa, CA

Do you wonder what it’s like to hike in Sonoma County Regional Parks by moonlight? Join this exclusive evening series exploring the changes and sensations the darkness brings to North Sonoma Mountain Regional Park. Engage with the beautiful and often … Read more

$5 – $7

Bill & Dave Hikes – Gualala Point

Gualala Point Regional Park 42401 Coast Highway 1, Gualala, California

Beautiful views of the ocean, whale season, and redwoods - what more could you want? Join this beautiful hike up north! The famous Bill and Dave Hikes are back! Bill & Dave have retired, but we’re excited to continue in … Read more

Free

Winter Birding Wonders – Bird Behavior

Tolay Lake Regional Park 5869 Lakeville Highway, Petaluma, CA

Designed for new birders and beginners, this workshop will help you develop your bird-watching skills while learning more about our feathered friends and their world. Flittering, fluttering, singing, and hopping: Birds are rarely still and by simply observing there's plenty to … Read more

$10 – $12

Super Stroll & Roll 2023

San Francisco San Francisco, CA

Join Ridge Trail volunteers for the 8th annual Super Stroll & Roll! Stroll (walk) or Roll (bike) with the group or go at your own pace. All four routes take place in San Francisco and are accessible by public transit: 1. … Read more

Free

Language of the Land: Chileno Valley Newt Brigade

Online

Join members of the Chileno Valley Newt Brigade to learn about this local volunteer group that is dedicated to helping the California Newts safely reach their breeding grounds. From December through March each year, thousands of slow-moving newts are at … Read more

Free

U.C. California Naturalist Certification Winter & Spring 2023: In Person

Armstrong Redwoods 17000 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville, CA

Stewards is pleased to host the UC California Naturalist Certification Program. This 9 week, 50+ hour class will introduce you to the wonders the Sonoma Coast and engage you in the stewardship of California’s natural communities. Through the University of … Read more

$570.00

March BioBlitz for Beginners

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Alviso Environmental Education Center 1751 Grand Blvd, Alviso

Come join us out in the beautiful tidal marsh areas of Don Edwards SF Bay National Wildlife Refuge to learn about the Refuge and the iNaturalist App. With this community science platform, you will get a guided experience observing and … Read more

Free

Discover Brushy Peak

Brushy Peak Laughlin Road Staging Area, Livermore, CA

With a Naturalist guide, learn about the ecological and historical reasons why this area is so important. Registration is required: Enrollment opens on Feb 14.

Free

Volunteer Opportunity: Spring Equinox Self-Guided BioBlitz at the Refuge

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Alviso Environmental Education Center 1751 Grand Blvd, Alviso

Interested in a volunteer opportunity you can do on your own? Are you looking for an activity you can do safely with your family? Want to find a new way to celebrate the start of Spring? Join us for a … Read more

Free

Mitchell Canyon Medicinal Herb Walk

Mount Diablo State Park 96 Mitchell Canyon Road Clayton, CA

Join this meander ( 2 miles hike) around the base of Mount Diablo to explore the medicinal plants growing along the trails at Mitchell Canyon. You will talk about the modern-day uses of the plants you see and discover some … Read more

Free