Summer Program Schedule
Check out our summer lineup for weekend activities and special events. All programs are free of charge.
Activity Schedule for Summer 2015
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South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project
Get more information on the largest wetland restoration project on the west coast.
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AnnouncementsJuly 28, 2015
Beginning September 1, the Visitor Center in Fremont will be open Wednesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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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- August 03, 2015
Enjoy a selection of paintings from the Coyote Creek Watershed by Donald Neff at the Environmental Education Center in Alviso. Meet the artist on Sept 5.Click here for more information
- July 28, 2015
The draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report for Alviso and Ravenswood ponds is now available for comment. Here's your chance to get involved! Comment period ends September 22, 2015.SBSP Restoration Project Seeking Comments for Phase 2
- July 05, 2015
Environmental Education, Restoration Education, and Visitor Services 17-week volunteer interns are needed for the fall.Learn more
- December 01, 2014
The completion date of the project has been delayed until fall/winter 2015. Pedestrian access will continue to be controlled to provide safety for our visitors. See link below for more information.Bair Island Restoration Completion Date Delayed for 1 More Year
Barn Swallows arrive at the refuge in April and May in great numbers to breed. Their acrobatic antics brings joy to many and they also provide mosquito control naturally.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Ridgway's Rail/Aric Crabb - Bay Area News Group, Tom Bennett, Picnic Shelter/Ambarish Goswami, Ridgway's Rail/Pelican Media, Pickleweed/Aric Crabb, Robyn Boothby
Last Updated: Aug 03, 2015