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April 2015

Plant Sale and Wildflower Show

April 11 @ 10:00 am - April 12 @ 4:00 pm
Social Hall, Skyline Park,
2201 Imola Ave., Napa, CA 94559 United States
Free
Over 200 California native plants will be displayed with identifications, and hard-to-find native plants will be available for purchase. The ... Find out more »

Native Plant Week: Wildflowers of Mount Burdell

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mount Burdell,
San Andreas Drive, Novato, United States
Celebrate Native Plant Week at one of the best wildflower locations in the county. We’ll visit a variety of habitats ... Find out more »

Native Plant Week: Wildflowers of Mount Burdell

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mount Burdell,
San Andreas Drive, Novato, United States
Free
Celebrate Native Plant Week at one of the best wildflower locations in the county. We’ll visit a variety of habitats ... Find out more »

Bay Currents talk: How the East Bay Got its Forests

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Albans Parish Hall,
1501 Washington, Albany, CA 94706 United States
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When European settlers arrived, the Bay Area was mostly open grassland. Builders of cities, industries, and military reserves turned much ... Find out more »

Birdwatching Expedition at Vasona Lake

April 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Vasona County Park,
Los Gatos, CA 95032 United States
10-15
For adults age 50+ Join us for a two-mile leisurely journey around Vasona Lake led by an expert guide from ... Find out more »

Walkers age 50+ Hillside Natural Area in Bloom

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Hillside Natural Area, King Court entrance,
1190 King Court, El Cerrito, CA 94530 United States
Free
Walkers age 50+: In April, wildflowers should be at their peak in El Cerrito’s Hillside Natural Area, 100 acres of ... Find out more »

Discovering and Conserving Bryan’s Shearwater

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church and Center,
1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94109 United States
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$5.00
Golden Gate Audubon presents Peter Pyle San Francisco: Thursday April 16, 2015 7 p.m. refreshments, 7:30 p.m. program  Bryan’s Shearwater ... Find out more »

Aramburu Island Enhancement

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary,
376 Greenwood Beach Rd, Tiburon, CA 94920 United States
Free
Our partners at Richardson Bay Audubon Center have worked tirelessly to convert this 17-acre island from an eroding, unproductive, bay ... Find out more »

California State Parks Foundation’s Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup

April 18 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Multiple Bay Area Locations!,
Free
Volunteers are needed at select California state parks on Saturday, April 18, 2015 for the 17th California State Parks Foundation’s ... Find out more »

Habitat Restoration: Broom Pull

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Marin Stables,
139 Wood Ln , Fairfax,, CA 94930 United States
French broom removal along the Moore Trail. Meeting location is Marin Stables at the end of Wood Lane in Fairfax. ... Find out more »

California Native Plant Sale

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UCSC Arboretum Eucalyptus Grove,
1156 High Street (Across from Western Drive), Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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Shop at the California Native Plant Society plant sale and add some beautiful, eco-friendly, low-maintenance native plants to your garden. ... Find out more »

Seed Saving: Making the Harvest Last

April 18 @ 10:00 pm
Home garden in Walnut Creek,
Walnut Creek, United States
$35
Making the Harvest Last by Preserving What You’ve Grown, and Saving Seeds This workshop will review the elements of ecology ... Find out more »

Save Mount Diablo Trails Challenge

April 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Save Mount Diablo,
1901 Olympic Blvd Suite 320, Walnut Creek, CA 94596 United States
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Trail Run for Everyone – 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, 50K The Save Mount Diablo Trails Challenge has a run for ... Find out more »

Creek Restoration Class Merritt College

April 19 @ 9:30 am - May 5 @ 9:20 pm
Merritt College,
12500 Campus Dr., Oakland, CA 94619
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$46.00
Introduction to Restoration and Monitoring of Watercourses. Merritt College, 1 unit class. Field-based class; assess the health of local creeks, ... Find out more »

Get Exercise, Enjoy Nature, Map Invasives

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tilden Regional Park,
Vollmer Peak Trail parking lot, Berkeley, CA United States
Free
Join a pilot effort to map invasives (and some natives) using cell-phone apps. On fourth Thursdays, 10 AM – noon, ... Find out more »

Birds and Flowers at Loma Alta

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Loma Alta – Big Rock,
Lucas Valley Rd, San Rafael, United States
Free
This public trail easement passes through some great wildflower habitats including serpentine soil that hosts some unusual species. It’s also ... Find out more »

Earth Day Service Projects

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Various preserves throughout Marin County,
Free
The creation of Earth Day on April 22, 1970 marked what many consider to be the birth of the environmental ... Find out more »

Come and see how native plants can attract wildlife and beautify your garden!

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Don Edwards Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center,
2 Marshlands Rd., Freemont, CA 94555 United States
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free
Native plants with showy flowers include several species of buckwheat (Eriogonum sp.), wild lilac (Ceanothussp.) and sages (Salvia sp.). This garden provides ... Find out more »

Four Days Diablo

April 29 @ 8:00 am - May 2 @ 3:40 pm
Mount Diablo,
$950.00
A “Gently Roughing It” Camping Trip of Hiking and Gourmet Dining Four Days Diablo is a “Gently Roughing It” camping trip that ... Find out more »
May 2015

Nature Hike at King-Swett Ranches

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
King-Swett Ranches,
Vallejo, CA United States
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Free
Come explore the hills between Fairfield, Benicia, and Vallejo. You’ll be led by Jim Walsh and/or James Chang, both expert ... Find out more »

Sunset Social: A Lighthouse Stroll

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Point Bonita YMCA,
981 Fort Barry, Sausalito, CA 94965 United States
$35-45
Join us for an evening to remember at our second annual Sunset Social: A Lighthouse Stroll! Meet at Point Bonita ... Find out more »

Wingding Family Fest: A Celebration of Spring and All Things Winged!

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve,
Free
Come explore, learn, discover, and share the wonder of nature with the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District and the Santa ... Find out more »

Birdwatching Expedition at Vasona Lake

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Vasona County Park,
Los Gatos, CA 95032 United States
10-15
For adults age 50+ Join us for a two-mile leisurely journey around Vasona Lake led by an expert guide from ... Find out more »

A Taste for Conservation 2015

May 17 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Bouverie Preserve,
13935 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, CA 95442
$175.00
Fundraiser at Bouverie Preserve supporting conservation, education and science programs. ... Find out more »

Springtime Hike to Deer Hollow Farm

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve,
Cupertino, CA 94022 United States
10-15
For adults age 50+ Enjoy an easy three-mile hike that takes us on the shady Lower Meadow Trail through Oak ... Find out more »
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