Programs for the summer are now listed. All programs are free of charge.
See the Activity Schedule for Summer 2013
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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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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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The San Francisco Bay received recognition as a wetland of international importance.Learn 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
- April 09, 2013
The Mallard Slough Trail is now open with a new alignment. The loop trail is now 3.1 miles with a 0.5 mile spur overlooking Drawbridge.See Map (104 KB, pdf)
- March 03, 2013
Join our hiking club, or just show up for the walk. Walks takes place on refuge trails.Join the Refuge Rambler Club
Clapper Rail Sighting
The endangered California Clapper Rail has been sighted consistently the last month near the LaRiviere Marsh Trail. This secretive bird seems to pop up most during low tide.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., California Clapper Rail/Aric Crabb - Bay Area News Group, Burrowing Owls/Larry Wade, Picnic Shelter/Ambarish Goswami, California Clapper Rail Promo/Gregg Aronson
Last Updated: May 20, 2013