Upcoming Events 

Check out our upcoming events sponsored by San Bruno Mountain Watch, including stewardship outings and hikes, and also other events we think are important to The Mountain.

A listing of our past events can be found at the Event Archive.


Saturday
Mar072015

Canyon Hike, Mar7

Explore San Bruno Mountain's less-traveled canyons and learn about their history and ecology on this docent-lead hike. Canyon Hikes are on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month. The hike is on narrow footpaths surrounded by coastal scrub, riparian woodland and coastal grassland and includes a visit to an Ohlone Indian shellmound. The terrain can be steep at times - you will get some exercise!

Bring water and a snack or lunch. Dress for varied weather. Hikes leave at 10am and last until approximately 1:30pm.

For more information about our hikes, click here.

Meet at the San Bruno Mountain Watch office.

For more information, email info@mountainwatch.org or call the SBMW office at 415-467-6631.

Tuesday
Mar032015

Cypress Lane Wetlands, Mar3

Volunteers are invited to join us on Tuesday March 3rd from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Cypress Lane Wetlands in Brisbane's Crocker Industrial Park. Meet at the site where you'll find your leader, Rosie Arathoon. Bring boots if you have them! Tools and snacks will be provided.

In 2014 we restarted the Cypress Lane Wetlands stewardship program which was run so successfully for several years by Jim McKissock and his volunteers. Join us to continue the work on this interesting and important project!

For more information, contact us at the SBMW office at 415-467-6631 - or email info@mountainwatch.org.

Click here for directions to the Cypress Lane Wetlands project site and download a printable site description and map here.

To receive stewardship event email notifications, complete the signup form. Check out the information on all of our Stewardship Volunteer Programs.

Saturday
Feb282015

Founder's Hike, Feb28

David Schooley, founder of SBMW, will be leading a hike on Saturday February 28th through two beautiful canyons of San Bruno Mountain - Buckeye and Owl. David's Founder's Hikes will be on the 4th Saturday of each month.  

These hikes are limited to 7 participants and you MUST SIGN UP in advance at the online hike signup page or contact the office by email or phone.

Buckeye Canyon 2009Bring water and a snack or lunch. Dress for varied weather. Hikes leave at 10am and last until approximately 1:30pm.

For more information about all of our hikes, click here.

Meet at the San Bruno Mountain Watch office.

For more information, email info@mountainwatch.org or call the SBMW office at 415-467-6631.

Saturday
Feb282015

Stewardship Saturday, Brisbane Quarry Feb28

Buckeye Canyon, 2009

This is the day to come and help us. In a grand effort to get our plants in the ground before it dries out, we will try to plant 1000 plants this Saturday February 28th. The workday is 9:30am to 12:30pm.  RAIN or SHINE

To add to the adventure, we will have special access to the Brisbane quarry to plant on one of its slopes with good habitat for both the endangered Callippe Silverspot and the Mission Blue butterflies.

Please wear warm, layered clothing, sturdy shoes or hiking boots, and bring 1 liter of water. Gloves and tools will be provided - and a yummy snack.

Meet at the San Bruno Mountain Watch office at 9:15am in time for the 9:30am carpool departure to site. Carpooling will be essential.  If you have a van/large vehicle to bring others that will be great.

For the most current information, email Iris.

To receive stewardship event email notifications, complete the signup form. Check out the information on all of our Stewardship Volunteer Programs.

Friday
Feb272015

SSF Weed Warriors, Feb27 & Feb28

Mission Blue butterfly on host lupine
© SBMW 2010
A recent change in the schedule for Saturday. Join the SSF Weed Warriors on San Bruno Mountain from 9:00am until Noon on Friday February 27th, but on Saturday February 28th we will be joining in on Stewardship Saturday's mega planting effort in the Brisbane quarry - meet at the Mountain Watch office at 9:15am - complete info here. Come one day or both! 

Wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts for protection - and sturdy shoes; variable weather demands dressing in layers; bring 1 liter of water.

For more information, email the leaders Chuck and LorettaView Google map of meeting location for SSF Weed Warriors behind the Montessori School at 1400 Hillside Blvd.
Heavy rain cancels.

Next SSF Weed Warrior outings: Friday March 27th and Saturday March 28th.

To receive stewardship event email notifications, complete the signup form. Check out the information on all of our Stewardship Volunteer Programs.

Wednesday
Feb252015

Nursery Workday, Feb25

Join our volunteer propagators every Wednesday at the Mission Blue Nursery as we grow this season's batch of native plants for restoration projects and public sales. You'll grow native plants, learn about local plants and meet people interested in ecologically conscious gardening.

The workday is from 10am to 12:30pm with a snack break.

Directions to the Mission Blue Nursery in Brisbane.

For more information on the nursery, email Iris. For information on other volunteer opportunities, check out the Stewardship Volunteer Programs page.

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