Women’s Spring Revival Retreat

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At this two-day immersive retreat, you’ll explore the vibrant spring landscapes of Pepperwood and rejuvenate yourself through hikes, yoga, and massage and stay overnight at our Bechtel House retreat cabin. Saturday afternoon, we’ll embark on a hike to connect with … Read more

Healing in Nature Series: Bair Island

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The Green Foothills community is invited to come together and spend time outdoors at our upcoming one-of-a-kind Healing in Nature Series event at Bair Island, the largest island in the South Bay, located in the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay … Read more

Night Hike in the Forest

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As the forest dims nighttime critters emerge. You’ll be looking and listening for mammals, owls, and other bumps in the night as you walk into the woods exploring before the time changes! Dress warmly and bring a flashlight.

Flyway Festival Raptor Walk

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Winter is a great time to see the birds on the San Pablo Bay. Celebrate the Flyway Festival with Sonoma Land Trust and raptor guide Larry Broderick on the Dickson Trail at the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Bring … Read more

Bird of Prey Hike at Lynch Canyon

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Bird of Prey season is back! Join Larry Broderick for a Bird of Prey Hike at Lynch Canyon Open Space Park. Take advantage of this special opportunity to discover, observe and learn about eagles, hawks and other raptors. This hike … Read more

Talk: Golden Eagles of the Northern Diablo Range

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The northern Diablo Range of west-central California supports one of the largest and densest known breeding populations of golden eagles in the world. This region includes the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area (APWRA) where collisions with wind turbines constitute a … Read more

Birds at Las Gallinas

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The ponds at the Las Gallinas water treatment facility are a fabulous place to get close looks at a variety of waterfowl, plus there are usually plenty of hawks hunting for rodents and other prey in the surrounding fields. Flat, … Read more

Kayaking is for the Birds!

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What better way to bird than by kayaking on the welcoming and wondrous waters of the Delta? You’ll start off with dry land instruction then paddle our steady and stable craft on a group exploration of this lush and lovely … Read more

Explorer Hike: Winter Waterfowl

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Embark on a birding expedition with Docent Naturalists Kate Bauer, Mary Brunkhorst, and Dennis Smith to look for waterfowl and other birds. You’ll enjoy the salt air and bay views as you leisurely walk (appr. 4 miles) the Bay, Levee, … Read more