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What's NewJuly 27, 2014
The Environmental Education Center in Alviso will be closed on August 17 and August 30. The Visitor Center in Fremont will be closed August 27. Trails remain open from sunrise to sunset.
About the Complex
From sand dunes to salt marsh, from rocky, offshore islands to golden beaches, the San Francisco Bay Refuge Complex offers a glimpse into the biological treasures of the SF Bay & Monterey Bay areas.
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay is managed as part of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
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About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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News and Announcements
- August 24, 2014
Join us at either Fremont or Alviso for Coastal Cleanup Day! Click on the date in the calendar below to view specific details. To speed up the registration process, complete the form (pdf) and bring it with you the day of the microphone.Volunteer Services Agreement Form
- June 03, 2013
To protect walkers during the installation of a 48" pipe along the Bair Island Trail, access onto the trail will be controlled.Read more
After several years, the Bair Island Restoration Project is nearing completion. A small section of Inner Bair Island is now open to the public.Read more
The migration is in full swing. This little brown job can be distinguished from other sparrows in the Bay Area by its dark back, spotted breast and one conspicuous spot on its breast. Look for them on the ground scratching for seeds.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Common Tern/Greg Geren, Tom Bennett, Picnic Shelter/Ambarish Goswami
Last Updated: Aug 26, 2014