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.

Garden for Wildlife Month at Eden Landing Ecological Reserve (Hayward/Union)

Sat May 2, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2015, Free
Eden Landing (Hayward/Union City)

May is Garden for Wildlife Month, an activity we thoroughly enjoy at Save The Bay!  Please join us this weekend to help pull invasive weeds and create space for our native seedlings to flourish at Eden Landing. With your support, we can improve habitat for wildlife to forage for their offspring, for fish to spawn, and a beautiful place for humans to enjoy the Bay’s natural resources.

National Bike Month at the MLK Jr. Native Plant Nursery (Oakland)

Wed May 6, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 2015, Free
MLK Shoreline (Oakland)

What better way to celebrate National Bike Month than to ride your bike along the Bay? Take this opportunity to explore the shoreline and meet us at our native plant nursery. This Wednesday, we will begin the transition from planting season to propagation season in our nursery. Help Save The Bay raise 45,000 native seedlings such as gumplant and sticky monkey flower. Come winter, these native plants will grace the shoreline and add to the scenic bike routes that surround the Bay. We hope to see you there!

Celebrate American Wetlands Month at the MLK Jr. Shoreline (Oakland)

Sat May 23, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2015, Free
MLK Shoreline (Oakland)

As May winds down, come out with Save The Bay to protect, restore, and celebrate the wetlands that are central to our environment, economy, and quality of life. Wetlands offer places for endangered snowy plovers and Ridgway’s rails to build their nests, safe havens for fish to hatch their eggs, and beautiful nature for everyone to enjoy. Spend some time outdoors and feel rewarded as we work to better the environment for all Bay Area inhabitants. We will water native seedlings, remove invasive weeds, and cleaning up the shoreline. We hope to see you there!

World Environment Day at MLK Jr. Native Plant Nursery (Oakland)

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

At Save The Bay, we are all about celebrating the environment! Wetland plants filter harmful pollutants from our water and provide habitat for wildlife. In honor of World Environment Day, we are sowing the seeds for a cleaner, healthier environment for all. Volunteers will sow native seeds, but may also help out with nursery maintenance and transplanting in preparation for planting season.

Salt Marsh Summertime at the MLK Jr. Shoreline (Oakland)

Sat Jun 20, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2015, Free
MLK Shoreline (Oakland)

Save The Bay worked for decades to secure public control of the shoreline around San Francisco Bay. Now you can play a part in the in the history of the Bay and contribute to salt marsh restoration. The delicate plants and animals that call this beautiful place home need your help. The waterfowl, shorebirds, and fish will be singing your praises as you help remove invasive plants and make room for native species that provide much needed food and habitat.