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.

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.

Celebrate April Fool’s at the MLK Jr. Native Plant Nursery (Oakland)

Wed Apr 1, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 2015, Free
MLK Shoreline (Oakland)

Did you know that the largest population of the endangered Ridgway’s Rail lives in Oakland? This is no April Fool’s prank! At our native plant nursery on the MLK Jr. Shoreline, you will help us prepare to raise 45,000 native seedlings that will provide critical habitat to the Ridgway’s rail. Join us this Wednesday and contribute to the conservation of this endangered species.

Unwind in the Wetlands at the MLK Jr. Shoreline (Oakland)

Sat Apr 18, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2015, Free
MLK Shoreline (Oakland)

Did you know spending time outdoors has been linked to reducing the effects of stress? Unwind this weekend and come help Save The Bay restore natural space at the Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline Park. We will remove harmful, invasive species and care for recently planted native seedlings. We hope you will join us!