You can have fun outdoors, learn about the Bay and help us protect it by joining one of our on-the-Bay programs. Sign up below to volunteer to restore natural wetland habitats by hand at several sites around San Francisco Bay.
Please let us know if you are interested in scheduling a special volunteer program for your corporate or community group.
Midsummer’s Day Weeding at Eden Landing Ecological Reserve (Hayward)
It’s Invasive Species Action Week with the California Fish and Wildlife Service, and Puck would be proud of all the habitat restoration we are completing in the wetlands! With brightly colored birds and magnificent mammals, our marshes are a magical place just awaiting your merriment. Please join us for a morning weeding session as we prepare the site to receive its next batch of native plants come winter.
Welcoming Porpoises at the MLK, Jr. Shoreline Native Plant Nursery (Oakland)
Have you heard that porpoises have returned to the Bay after 65 years of absence? A clean San Francisco Bay is important for making these mammals feel at home once again in our Bay, and healthy wetlands are essential for keeping the Bay clean. Help clear our wetlands of trash and invasive plants to make sure the porpoises know we’re happy to have them back.
You, Jack Johnson, and the Bay
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Jack Johnson is in town for an August 26th concert at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre, and he is putting the power of his Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation to work for our beloved San Francisco Bay.
A Marsh for Mice at the MLK Jr. Shoreline Native Plant Nursery (Oakland)
The salt marsh harvest mouse is one of the species that depends on a healthy marsh. With so much of its habitat lost, this mouse has become endangered. This workday, we’ll focus on pulling the non-native plants that crowd out the native plants growing along the marsh where this amazingly salt-tolerant mammal takes refuge during high tides.
California Coastal Cleanup Day at the MLK Jr. Shoreline (Oakland)
Be a part of something big: Join Save The Bay and participate in this exciting, state-wide day of cleaning up the coast! Started in 1985, this event has prompted Californians to remove a total of more than 12 million pounds of trash from our state's shorelines, according to the National Park Service.
Transplant Yourself to the MLK Native Plant Nursery (Oakland)
Help Save The Bay restore this urban shoreline, which includes some of the last remaining wetland habitat in the East Bay and is home to many endangered species. Volunteers will plant native seedlings in the marsh, as well as perform other activities like shoreline clean-ups, watering, and work in our on-site native plant nursery.