East Bay

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.

World Wetlands Day 2015 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Native Plant Nursery (Oakland)

Wed Feb 4, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 2015, Free
MLK Shoreline (Oakland)

What better way to celebrate World Wetlands Day than by joining Save The Bay at our native plant nursery! Wetland plants provide many important functions for people and wildlife, one of them being water filtration.  At the nursery, you will help our wetland seedlings flourish and prepare them to be planted at our restoration sites. Celebrate World Wetlands Day by contributing to the quality of our water and the overall health of San Francisco Bay.

Work Day Wednesday at the MLK Jr. Native Plant Nursery (Oakland)

Wed Mar 4, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 2015, Free
MLK Shoreline (Oakland)

Join us at Save The Bay’s native plant nursery for Work Day Wednesday fun! We will be working at the nursery to ensure that our native plants are healthy and ready to be planted in one of our restoration sites. Tasks include culling, weeding, and general nursery maintenance.

See Restoration in Action at Eden Landing Ecological Reserve (Hayward/Union City)

Sat Mar 7, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2015, Free
Eden Landing (Hayward/Union City)

Have you ever wondered what successful habitat restoration looks like? At Eden Landing, you will be able to see the effects of restoration in action. Volunteers like you first started planting at this site in 2012, and the native plants are flourishing! Join us this Saturday as an integral part of our habitat restoration efforts and learn how your service benefits people and wildlife alike.

Celebrate National Wildlife Week at the MLK Jr. Regional Shoreline (Oakland)

Sat Mar 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2015, Free
MLK Shoreline (Oakland)

There’s no better way to celebrate National Wildlife Week than to volunteer with Save The Bay this weekend.  From Ridgeway’s rail to the salt marsh harvest mouse, our local wetlands are teeming with adorable yet threatened wildlife species. Many animals are dependent on native wetland plants for food and shelter. Join us this Saturday and directly contribute to the protection and provision for the wildlife that depend on a healthy San Francisco Bay.