Del Puerto Canyon Community Clean Up

3300 Del Puerto Canyon Road, Patterson, CA 95363 3300 Del Puerto Canyon Road, Patterson

Please join us for the morning to help us take care of Del Puerto Canyon, make new friends, and learn about ongoing efforts to protect the flora, fauna, and geological and archaeological resources in the area from the proposed dam … Read more


Outdoors in East Palo Alto: Bird Walk at Ravenswood Preserve

Cooley Landing 2091 Bay Road, East Palo Alto

Join Grassroots Ecology, Climate Resilient Communities, and San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory for a bird walk along the East Palo Alto marsh. No prior birding experience is required. You will learn how to use binoculars, and we will discuss the … Read more


Woodland Canyon Creek Restoration Work Day

UCSF Mount Sutro Open Space Reserve SF, CA, United States

Come join Sutro Stewards, UCSF and SF Recreation and Parks Department for a morning of habitat restoration activities, such as invasive species removal, and help restore Woodland Canyon Creek on Mount Sutro! Register on our website! This creek begins at … Read more

California Coastal Cleanup Day: Upper Sand Creek Basin, Antioch

Upper Sand Creek Basin Antioch, CA, United States

The Contra Costa Resource Conservation District (CCRCD) is hosting several cleanups throughout Contra Costa County in September. Come join in at a site near you! California Coastal Cleanup (CCCD) is part of the International Coastal Cleanup, organized by the Ocean … Read more


Pond Farm Tour

Stewards of the Coast and Redwoods 17000 Armstrong Woods Rd., Guerneville, CA, United States

Join a docent-led tour of Pond Farm Pottery and Immerse yourself in the history and natural beauty of this significant cultural site, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a National Historic Landmark. Learn about the dreams and … Read more


“Stillness: Nature’s Gift”—An Asian American Healing Convening

Bear Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve Lexington Hills,, CA, United States

POST and Chopsticks Alley Art presents the 7th Asian American Healing Convening, a dedicated space designed to address the mental health challenges within the Asian American community. The gathering, set against the backdrop of Bear Creek Redwoods, features meditation, nature … Read more


Senderos: ¿Qué es un “sugarloaf”?

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd, kenwood

Sábado 16 de septiembre, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ¿Un ‘sugarloaf’? ¿Una cuenca hidrológica? ¿Chaparral? Acompáñanos en una caminata familiar donde aprenderás acerca del parque, sus plantas, animales, e historia. Nos reuniremos en el estacionamiento del granero blanco. Trae al … Read more


Gray Foxes and Cats

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge 2 Marshlands Rd., Fremont, CA, United States

Grey foxes and cats have a lot in common with each other to a surprising degree The Fox Guy (Bill Leikam), and the Cat Coach (Marilyn Krieger, CCBC) team up to discuss similarities and differences in behaviors of two very … Read more

Event Series Free Weekend and Holiday Docent-Led Tours

Regional Parks Botanic Garden Tours

Regional Parks Botanic Garden Wildcat Canyon Road at South Park Drive, Berkeley, CA, United States

Free Weekend and Holiday Tours at the Regional Parks Botanic Garden Join knowledgeable docents for free guided tours of the garden on non-rainy Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays*. They usually last about an hour and are appropriate for both adults and … Read more


Sonoma County Pomo Dancers – Ocean Dance

Carlevaro Parking Lot Half mile south of Shell Beach, Bodega Bay

Join us for this amazing event on the Sonoma Coast with the Sonoma County Pomo Dancers! This free event will require that you screenshot or print out proof of your reservation to park at 7900 Carlevaro Way. Parking will be … Read more

Event Series Hike and Sip

Hike and Sip

Chabot Space and Science Center 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland, California

A perfect date night or fun with friends! Enjoy a beautiful sunset hike in the majestic Redwood forest, followed by stargazing on Chabot’s Observation Deck with drinks. Take in the fascinating history of Oakland, local plants, and Redwood trees with … Read more


Sunset Sail on San Francisco Bay – Saturday Nights

Schooner Freda B Sausalito Yacht Harbor Slip 465, Sausalito, CA, United States

Enjoy an unforgettable sunset sail on San Francisco Bay! Board the Schooner Freda B in downtown Sausalito and cruise around iconic parts of the Bay. Sights often include Alcatraz, Angel Island, the Marin Headlands, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay … Read more


Ranger Led Dog Walk

Baltimore Canyon Preserve Crown Road, Kentfield, CA, United States

Join rangers and their dogs on this fun and informative moderately strenuous hike through the beautiful Baltimore Canyon. You’ll take the Southern Marin Fire Road up to Hoo-Koo-E-Koo Trail and to the Blithedale Ridge as we discuss local plants, birds, … Read more


Perfect Shady Hike

Jack London State Historic Park 2400 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen, CA, United States

A perfect shady hike designed for family, friends, and out-of-town guests. Not too long, not too difficult…just right. We will enjoy the early morning coolness of the Beauty Ranch before entering a forest of mixed evergreens and redwoods for a … Read more


Tilden Park: Jewel Lake to Wildcat Peak

Tilden Nature Area 600 Canon Drive, Berkeley, CA, United States

Greenbelt Alliance is celebrating 65 years of adventures! This Tilden Park adventure begins with a hike to enchanted Jewel Lake, host to tortoises and river otters. From there, you will trek to the top of Wildcat Peak and enjoy panoramic … Read more



San Jose San Jose, CA, United States

Help cleanup the Coyote Creek and trail for Bird Health Awareness Week! Help by beautifying Coyote Creek and surrounding trails through a community cleanup. Meet new people; improve a neighborhood park; build community around a shared sense of service. The … Read more


Morning Hike at Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve

Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve Skyline Rd Hwy 35, Los Altos, CA, United States

Join POST for this guided hike at Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve! A POST Representative will share a few words about POST’s decades of conservation success before hiking groups leave to explore a moderate to strenuous 4.5 mile hike with … Read more


History Hike ABOVE the Mines!

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve 5175 Somersville Road, Antioch, CA, United States

Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve was once teeming with thriving communities. Join a Naturalist on a 2-3 mile hike to learn about the richness of the coal and sand mining history on a hike above the mines. No underground mine … Read more


Shady Canyon Exploration

Don Castro Regional Park

You may not have heard of Shady Canyon: You will start at the Lake, and head up San Lorenzo Creek into Shady Canyon, to visit a pond and check out a habitat restoration site to see how it is holding … Read more


Marine Wildlife and Ecology – Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge

Schooner Freda B Sausalito Yacht Harbor Slip 465, Sausalito, CA, United States

Set sail from Sausalito for an ecology-themed tour of the Marin Headlands, all the way out to Point Bonita Lighthouse! This signature sail, boarding in Sausalito, will take you under the Golden Gate Bridge and all the way out to … Read more


Hispanic Heritage Month Hike

Garin/Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Parks 1320 Garin Avenue, Hayward, CA, United States

Celebrate the vibrant traditions and achievements of the Hispanic and Latino communities as we connect with the beauty of the outdoors on this 3-mile hike! Find out more about this hike (registration is not required).


Family Program: Natural Dyeing with Plants Workshop

UC Botanical at Berkeley 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA, United States

Join this exploration of plants that can provide color for dyeing! You’ll take a mini-walk through the Garden, collect a few items, and then return to our classroom to create our own botanically dyed projects to take home! Recommended for … Read more

$12 – $18