Every December, hundreds of Bay Area birders take part in Golden Gate Bird Alliance’s Christmas Bird Counts (CBCs). From before dawn until dusk, they trek through parks, neighborhoods, and wetlands, venture out in boats on the bay, and skirt reservoirs … Read more
The official bird of San Francisco has been AWOL in the city for years. But the Presidio hopes to change that.
Though, faced with freedom, Condor 1139 and his fellow juveniles take their sweet time to step across the threshold. “We’re on condor time,” says a program manager.
This talk will review recent findings on how California’s grasslands will respond to environmental changes, especially fires and droughts, and the management approaches that can enhance the resilience of these grasslands to multiple changes. Valerie Eviner is a professor of … Read more
These field trips are free, open to the public, and suitable for all levels of interest. No sign-up is required. Bring your binoculars, field guide, liquids, plus lunch for full-day trips; wear layered clothing, hats, and sun protection. Sturdy walking … Read more
Take advantage of the outer reaches of the county to enjoy the numerous species of birds that are found along the coast this time of year; some are migrating to southern destinations, some will stay for the winter, and some … Read more
The short levee that wraps around Loch Lomond Harbor is a great place to go birding, and this is a wonderful time of year to visit. Within a stone’s throw of the bay, and with fabulous views of the Marin … Read more
Every year, various types of animals undergo long, challenging movements between distant locations. Why do they undertake these arduous journeys and how do they find their way? You’ll explore the various insects, fish, birds, and mammals that move within and … Read more
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
The Environmental Action Committee of West Marin (EAC) will be hosting the 15th Annual Point Reyes Birding & Nature Festival. This annual fundraising event celebrates spring bird and wildlife migrations along the Pacific Flyway in Marin and Sonoma counties and … Read more