Programs for the spring are now listed. All programs are free of charge.
See the Activity Schedule for Spring 2014
View images of Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project
Get more information on the largest wetland restoration project on the west coast.
Download the latest issue of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex newsletter.
What's NewMarch 02, 2014
Save the date: March 15, 2014. Join us in celebrating the National Wildlife Refuge System's 111th Birthday and the new viewing platform donated by Ohlone Audubon Society. Bird walks for the whole family followed by a dedication ceremony and refreshments. LaRiviere Marsh Celebration
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.
Learn more about the complex
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
News and Announcements
The Visitor Center in Fremont and Environmental Education Center in Alviso will be closed on Saturday, March 8.
Register for the Refuge Rambler program. Hike 7 trails and receive a patch! It is free to join.Learn more
- 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., California Clapper Rail/Aric Crabb - Bay Area News Group, Picnic Shelter/Ambarish Goswami
Last Updated: Mar 04, 2014