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
Feb212015

Native Plant Sale, Feb21

There's still plenty of cool weather and hopefully more rain to make planting natives now a great option — so this sale is your opportunity to get a head start on Spring and buy our special San Bruno Mountain natives for your garden.

February 2015 Plant Sale
Saturday
February 21st

9am until 2pm
Mission Blue Nursery
directions

Complete information with plant list and prices coming soon...

Saturday
Feb072015

Canyon Hike, Feb7

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.

Wednesday
Jan282015

Nursery Workday, Jan28

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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Tuesday
Jan272015

Cypress Lane Wetlands, Jan27 - new start time!

Volunteers are invited to join us on Tuesday Jan 27th 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.

 

Saturday
Jan242015

Stewardship Saturday, Jan24

Buckeye Canyon, 2009

We need your help! We'll be planting hundreds of natives in Owl/Buckeye Canyons on Saturday January 24th to restore critical butterfly habitat. The workday is 9:30am to 12:30pm. Experience the Mountain up close and personal - plantings will continue through February. 

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.

For the most current information, email Iris.

To receive stewardship event email notifications, complete the signup form.

Saturday
Jan242015

CANCELED-Founder's Hike, Jan24

January hike has been canceled - see you in February.

David Schooley, founder of SBMW, will be leading a hike on Saturday January 24th 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.

Friday
Jan232015

SSF Weed Warriors, Jan23 & Jan24

Mission Blue butterfly on host lupine
© SBMW 2010
Join the SSF Weed Warriors on San Bruno Mountain from 9:00am until Noon on Friday January 23rd and Saturday January 24th. Come one day or both! 

We'll be planting natives to enrich this critical butterfly habitat on the south slope of the 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 February 27th and Saturday February 28th.

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