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  • American Avocets

    Winter Program Schedule

    Here's our winter lineup of activities. All programs are free of charge.

    Activity Schedule for Winter 2015-2016

  • Northern Harrier

    eBird Trail Tracker

    Discover what birds were recently seen at the refuge by using the eBird Trail Tracker

    eBird Trail Tracker

  • Picnic Shelter 218

    Refuge Gallery

    View images of Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

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  • South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project

    South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project

    Get more information on the largest wetland restoration project on the west coast.

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  • Tideline Newsletter

    Tideline Newsletter

    Download the latest issue of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex newsletter.

    Tideline Newsletter


Native Plant Sale Feb 6

Hummingbird with Pollen

Hooray for rain! Here is your chance to purchase that perfect drought-tolerant native plant for your yard, and attract wildlife and pollinators. Come to the Visitor Center in Fremont on Feb 6 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to browse our selections. Plant sale to be held by our Friends Group, the San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society.

Native Plant Sale - Fremont

About the Complex

San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Complex Graphic

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

National Wildlife Refuge System


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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Winter landscape/Julie Kitzenberger, American Avocets/Aric Crabb, Picnic Shelter/Ambarish Goswami, Northern Harrier/Michael Lufting, Bair Island/Julie Kitzenberger, Pickleweed/Aric Crabb, Sparrow/Jolynn Lacasse, American Kestrel/Michael Lufting
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2016
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