Bay Nature’s Summer Guide Is Here


Itching to get outside? Whether you’re looking for an ambitious solo adventure, or you want to introduce kids to the joys of peering at low-tide critters, Bay Nature’s got you covered. Here’s some inspiration to get you started. … Read more


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Nature Journal Studio: In the Garden

Coyote Hills Regional Park 8000 Patterson Ranch Rd, Fremont, CA, United States

Explore the Nectar Garden by tracking your adventures and observations through nature journaling! You will make a nature journal and record the sights and sounds of the garden through drawings and paintings. Drawing supplies are provided or bring your own! … Read more

Summer Solstice Saunter Evening Hike

Mitchell Canyon 96 Mitchell Canyon Fire Rd, Clayton, CA, United States

It’s (almost) summertime and the “living is easy”— the perfect time for a late afternoon hike on Mount Diablo. The soiree begins with a walk to Coulter Pond, home to western toads and chorus frogs. After our amphibian serenade, you’ll … Read more

$5 – $6

Sierra Azul Sampler

Sierra Azul Preserve San Jose, CA, United States

Join Docent Naturalists Greg Azevedo and Ping Li for a unique outing around the lower area of Mount Umunhum via the Umunhum, Barlow Road, and Woods trails. This leisurely to moderately-paced, mostly downhill hike (appr. 6 miles) will have many … Read more


Self-Guided Pollinator BioBlitz

In honor of Pollinator Week 2023, help us track native California plants, pollinators, and more! This can be done by taking and submitting photos via iNaturalist during our self-guided BioBlitz event. You may participate at any time from Monday, June … Read more


Flowers: Not Just a Pretty Face!

CA, United States

Why are flowers and plants important? Did you know plants "trick" animals into helping them grow? Join Docent Naturalists Roberta and Jaime Cavazos, Annie Guo, and Bill Bauriedel on a family-friendly and leisurely-paced hike (appr. 3 miles) into different habitats … Read more


First Day of Summer: Beginner Bird and Plant ID Walk at Lake Cunningham

Lake Cunningham Park 2305 S. White Rd., San Jose, CA, United States

Do you love being outdoors? Do you want to deepen your appreciation of nature by learning to identify the birds and plants around you? With the onset of Summer, join Arvind Kumar, Ashok Jethanandani, and Vicki Silvas-Young for a beginner’s … Read more


University of California Master Gardener Program: Firewise Landscaping

Dougherty Station Library 7017 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA, United States

Learn how to create a fire-ready defensible space that is also great wildlife habitat, has beautiful landscaping, and conserves water with Steve Danziger and Hedwig Van Den Broek. Please register for this event.