Events & Meetings: Interpretive Activities

Volunteer Orientation

Environmental Education Center, Alviso

  • Saturday, March 23rd, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Interested in volunteering at the Refuge but not sure what you’re interested in doing? Come join us for a volunteer orientation to learn about the Refuge, and the various opportunities we have available! Volunteer opportunities are best suited for ages 15 and up. No registration necessary. Questions? Email Hope at or call 408-262-5513 ext. 104.

Hike the Mallard Slough

Environmental Education Center, Alviso

  • Saturday, April 13th, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Look for birds, mammals, and animal tracks as we explore along the water’s edge on this 3.7-mile nature walk. Bring binoculars and your favorite field guide to help enjoy the views. Have at least one liter of water, snacks, and appropriate clothing. Rain will cancel this hike due to possibly muddy trail. Led by Steve Stolper, certified California Naturalist. Reservations recommended. Go to Questions? Call Hope: 408-262-5513 ext.104.

Pacific Flyway

Ravenswood SF2 Trail, Menlo Park

  • Saturday, April 13th, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Our wetlands are an important stop on the Pacific Flyway, a major bird migration route. Stroll with docent Laurel Stell to learn why birds migrate, why they stop along the San Francisco Bay, and to spot the birds in action. Trail is easy and level. All ages and abilities welcome. Meet at the SF2 trail parking area on the west side of the Dumbarton Bridge. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Go to Questions? Call 408-262-5513 ext. 104.

Join us @ Eden Landing Restoration Site

Eden Landing, Hayward/Union City

  • Saturday, May 18th, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The view of Coyote Hills from our restoration site is reason enough to come out this Saturday. Join us in giving some love and care to the native species we planted this winter. See you there! To register:

Our Newest Nursery Needs Your Help @ Ravenswood

Ravenswood, Menlo Park

  • Saturday, May 25th, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Our Nursery at the Ravenswood site needs some TLC. Come help us weed and do light maintenance work this Saturday. To register: