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    Spring Programs

    Programs for the spring are now listed. All programs are free of charge.

    See the Activity Schedule for Spring 2014

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    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.

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Contribute to Scientific Research

Learn about the different opportunities to become a citizen scientist on the refuge. Document the changing of the seasons through plant observations, or record the bird species that use the the habitat created along Marsh View Trail.

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About the Complex

San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex

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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., Common Tern/Greg Geren, Picnic Shelter/Ambarish Goswami
Last Updated: Apr 13, 2014


  • Earth Day Community Service

    Gardening at the EECApril 19, 2014

    Spend Earth Day with us by volunteering in our native plant garden. Improve habitat for wildlife.

    Earth Day Community Service - Alviso
  • Coyote Creek Lagoon Walk

    Rambler WalksApril 19, 2014

    Take a 4-mile guided walk with Paul Salemme on this little known trail of the refuge.

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