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.


Sunday
Aug092015

Mission Blue-Berry Pancake Breakfast & Native Plant Sale, Aug9

A yummy pancake breakfast celebrating a year of growth on and off of San Bruno Mountain! Featuring wild harvested blackberry syrup and Mountain Watch's secret recipe pancakes.

Adults are $10 and children (12 and under) are $5.
Purchase tickets online or at the door.

Sunday, August 9th
9am to 2pm
Mission Blue Nursery
near 3401 Bayshore Blvd

Our Mission Blue Native Plant Nursery will also be open for plant sales! Plants and pancakes - that's good!

Saturday
Jul252015

Founder's Hike, July25

David Schooley will lead another of his famous hikes for our annual Spring Hike Series on Saturday July 25th. In addition to being the founder of San Bruno Mountain Watch, David is an artist, poet, outdoor explorer and a true friend of the mountain and its flora and fauna.  His deep knowledge of the mountain and his love of nature will touch those who hike with him.  

This hike is 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.

Bring water and a snack or lunch. Dress for varied weather. This hike leaves at 10am and lasts until approximately 2:00pm. You will get exercise on this hike! - the trails can be steep and narrow.

Meet at the San Bruno Mountain Watch office.

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

Friday
Jul242015

SSF Weed Warriors, July 24th & 25th

Mission Blue butterfly on host lupine
© SBMW 2010
Join the SSF Weed Warriors on San Bruno Mountain from 9:00am until Noon on Friday July 24th and Saturday July 25th. Come one day or both!.

We work to maintain critical butterfly habitat on the south slope of San Bruno Mountain. 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 August 28th and Saturday August 29th.

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

Saturday
Jul112015

Stewardship Saturday, July11

Join us Saturday July 11th - we will continue to weed at various locations on the mountain. Removal of competing non-native invasives will give our winter plantings a needed advantage in this continuing drought.

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

Meet at the San Bruno Mountain Watch office at 9:15am in time for the 9:30am carpool departure to our work site.

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.

Sunday
Jul052015

Butterfly Count Rescheduled! July5

The North American Butterfly Association (NABA) will conduct its annual San Bruno Mountain butterfly count again this year, on Sunday July 5th (rescheduled from Sunday June 14), under the direction of Patrick Kobernus. Patrick has been in charge of this count for several years, and again this year will be joined by Liam O'Brien, lepidopterist, who is quite the celebrity in the San Francisco Bay Area butterlfy world.

Participants will meet at the San Bruno Mountain State & County Park entrance parking lot at 9am. You need to contact Patrick if you are planning to come for the count, and be prepared for hiking up steep hills. Patrick will email you complete information.

Patrick Kobernus
650-269-3894
PKobernus@crecology.com

Previous knowledge of the butterfly species is not necessary, as each group will have a leader who is knowledgeable in the local butterfly species.

If there is heavy fog and/or rain on the day of the event, we will reschedule.

Saturday
Jul042015

Canyon Hike, July4

Celebrate Independence Day in the great outdoors! Paul Bouscal will lead his next Canyon Hike on Saturday July 4th. Paul's hikes, consistently one of SBMW's favorite activities, are in the open space above Brisbane & include a visit to an Ohlone Indian shellmound in Costaños Canyon and then continue to Brisbane Acres. 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 2:00pm.

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
Jul042015

Stewardship Saturday, July4-CANCELED

There will not be a Stewardship Saturday outing on the 4th of July - enjoy! There will be an outing on July 11th with Joe leading the troops.

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

Wednesday
Jul012015

Nursery Workday, July1

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.

To receive stewardship event email notifications, join our email list.

 

Tuesday
Jun302015

Cypress Lane Wetlands, June30

Volunteers are invited to join us on Tuesday June 30th 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 for the summer, Dionne Dettmer. 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.