Fall Program Schedule
Here's our fall lineup of activities. All programs are free of charge.
Activity Schedule for Fall 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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AnnouncementsSeptember 22, 2015
Mark your calendars! In celebration of National Wildlife Refuge Week, the refuge is hosting a day-long event where you can hobnob with biologists and educators to learn what we do on a national wildlife refuge.Click here for a list of activities and schedule
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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- September 01, 2015
Every U.S. 4th grader is eligible to receive an Every Kid in a Park pass good for free entry into our federal lands. Pass admits everyone in the family car. Just download the voucher from the website and exchange it for the card at the refuge's Visitor Center. Pass is good until August 2016.Every Kid in a Park Website
- September 21, 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 has been extended to October 30, 2015.SBSP Restoration Project Seeking Comments for Phase 2
- August 24, 2015
The Moffett Bay Trail is being resurfaced for a smoother bike ride and easier pedestrian access. Work is expected to begin Sept 1 , 2015 and end Feb 1, 2016. Check back for updates or go to our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/SanFranciscoBayNWRComplexClick here for maps and detours
- 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, Red-necked Phalarope/Shravan Sundaram, Picnic Shelter/Ambarish Goswami, Sunset/Ambarish Goswami, Pickleweed/Aric Crabb, Robyn Boothby
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2015
Songbird Mist Net DemonstrationOctober 10, 2015
See and learn how biologists gather information on songbirds by participating in this mist net demonstration.Details
Shark Day!September 23, 2015
Live sharks, crafts, nature walks and more! Join us for our Shark Day event Oct 17 and take selfies with Sharkie of the San Jose Sharks.Shark Day! - Alviso