LO SF Bay Area | Wildflower Walk

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Join Latino Outdoors: SF Bay Area and our partners Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District for a short wildflower walk! Join us on Saturday, April 2nd for a family friendly Wildflower Walk at Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve at 9:00am. We’ll … Read more

San Bruno Mountain: Summit Trail Hike

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The Summit Trail is a very popular and spectacular 3-mile loop that stretches over the northern portion of the Mountain and is the most species-rich trail. It passes through a logged eucalyptus plantation and descends past active seeps until it … Read more

A Springtime Saunter in Sunnyvale

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Exploring Moffett Park’s open spaces and ecological benefits. Join us for a springtime saunter in Sunnyvale! Greenbelt Alliance Outings Coordinator Ken Lavin, will lead us on a walk from Baylands Park along the San Francisco Bay Trail, exploring the fascinating … Read more

Tilden Wildflowers, Native Plants, and More

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Celebrate the spring equinox with a nature hike in Tilden Regional Park! As we walk, we’ll enjoy spring wildflowers and learn about the edible, medicinal, and cultural uses of native plants. Our hike includes a visit to the “mysterious” stone … Read more

Spring Wildflower Walks on Mount Sutro

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Experience spring in bloom on a guided habitat tour showcasing Mount Sutro’s native plant communities! We’ll walk about one to two miles on the trails and stop to appreciate and identify wildflowers along the way. Space is limited to 15 … Read more

San Pedro Valley County Park, Hazelnut Trail

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Leader: Jake Sigg The Hazelnut Trail on Montara Mountain offers probably more diversity than any other area around here. A reason for that may be because it contains a rich mix of inland and maritime chaparral in the process of … Read more

Early Spring Walk on Bayview Hill

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Leader: Margo Bors After the winter rains, early spring is a rewarding time to visit Bayview Hill. The Hill has many early blooming natives including several lomatiums and other members of the carrot or parsnip family. Johnny Jump-up, in the … Read more

Free Viola Adunca Monitoring Training and Orientation

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Feb 9, 2020 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Join State Parks Environmental Scientist Chris Heintselman as he orients new volunteers who are interested in helping State Parks monitor the host plant, Viola adunca, for the endangered Silverspot Butterfly. Requirements include … Read more

flowers at Jepson Prairie

What Does Trampling Do to Wildflowers?

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How much damage does trampling do to wildflowers? No other state is as iconic for its flora as California, so it’s no surprise that thousands of Californians have flocked to Southern California to experience wildflower heaven in this year’s “super … Read more