Peninsula/South 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.

Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day at the Palo Alto Native Plant Nursery (Palo Alto)

Wed Mar 11, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 2015, Free
Palo Alto Baylands (Palo Alto)

Help us make Johnny proud at our Palo Alto native plant nursery! We will embody the spirit of Mr. Appleseed by tending to our native plants and preparing our nursery for the upcoming plant propagation season. Join us this Wednesday to help us grow 45,000 plants for our wetland restoration efforts.

Kick off Spring at the Palo Alto Baylands (Palo Alto)

Sat Mar 21, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2015, Free
Palo Alto Baylands (Palo Alto)

Let’s bid those cold winter days farewell and welcome spring at the beautiful Palo Alto Baylands. Come celebrate warmer weather and longer days with Save The Bay as we plant our little seedlings at our restoration site! They have been waiting at the nursery all winter long and are ready to stretch their roots.

Wetland Appreciation at Ravenswood Pond (Menlo Park)

Sat Mar 28, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2015, Free
Ravenswood Pond (Menlo Park)

Did you know that wetlands are just as biologically productive as rainforests and coral reefs? Even though wetlands make up only 5% of the land surface in the contiguous United States, they provide habitat to an estimated 31% of plant species. Help us give these plants a boost and show your appreciation for wetlands by volunteering a small part of your Saturday at Ravenswood Pond!

Physical Wellness Awareness Month at the Faber Tract (East Palo Alto)

Sat Apr 4, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2015, Free
Faber Tract (East Palo Alto)

April is National Physical Wellness Awareness Month. Come get your body in motion and restore local wetlands that contribute to the health of the Bay! This Saturday, we will remove invasive species from the Faber Tract to maintain a thriving, native wetland habitat. We hope to see you by the shoreline, where you can positively affect the physical wellness of both you and San Francisco Bay.

Seasonal Transitions at Save The Bay’s Native Plant Nursery (Palo Alto)

Wed Apr 8, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm, 2015, Free
Palo Alto Baylands (Palo Alto)

Spring marks a period of transition in restoration efforts for Save The Bay. With winter planting season coming to a close, we look forward to your support in raising 45,000 new plants from seeds. Join us this Wednesday to kick off the first season of the restoration cycle at the native plant nursery.

Getting to the Root of the Problem: Weeding at Bair Island (Redwood City)

Sat Apr 11, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2015, Free
Bair Island (Redwood City)

Save The Bay needs your help to protect and restore Bair Island so that all residents, including our feathered and furry friends, may enjoy this natural resource. Please venture out to Bair Island with us this Saturday for watering, mulching and weeding to keep our native plants healthy.

Celebrate Earth Day at Palo Alto Baylands (Palo Alto)

Sat Apr 25, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, 2015, Free
Palo Alto Baylands (Palo Alto)

In honor of Earth Day, join us to protect, restore, and celebrate the wetlands of San Francisco Bay! Wetlands provide many benefits for our planet, including water filtration, wildlife habitat, and protection from rising sea levels. Grab your rain gear or that perfect sun hat and help restore our local wetlands for the good of the planet!