Take part in the exciting start to San Bruno Mountain Watch's "Dune Defenders" stewardship program! You'll start the afternoon with a guided educational hike through the sandy dunes before helping remove invasive ice plant to make room for specialized native dune plants to expand.
Our upcoming native plant sale will focus on helping you create a pollinator's paradise in your garden, especially for native bees. Become Bee Dazzled! We have what you need to make your garden a pollinator's paradise. Mary Beth, nursery volunteer and avid native gardener, will give a presentation on native bees - learn how to attract bees as well as other important pollinators.
Join the SSF Weed Warriors for their restoration work on the Mountain's south slope – come one day or both! There should still be wildflowers to enjoy as the display progresses through the season. Only heavy rain would cancel - so come prepared. Friday and Saturday 9am to noon.
Help us restore this magical wetland that is a breeding ground for the Pacific Chorus Frog and other native species - including a spectacular array of California native plants.
Hike through two beautiful canyons and get an idea of what makes this Mountain so special. This May Day Hike through Buckeye and Owl Canyons will be led by Gail Mallimson, Board Member, environmentalist and videographer, and her husband Elliot, landscape architect and native plant enthusiast. You'll visit an Ohlone Indian shellmound, learn common wildflowers and plants, and perhaps glimpse a Mission Blue butterfly. Co-leader will be Miranda Sulley, Board Member.
Hike this ancient inland sand dune with Del Shembari on April 30th.
We'll be back in Buckeye Canyon where we will continue the battle against expanding populations of French broom - we will be pulling the remaining plants before they have a chance to go to seed. WE NEED YOUR HELP for this important work. The rain-softened ground will make our work much easier. Rain or Shine. Come prepared!
David Schooley, founder of San Bruno Mountain Watch, will lead hikes into Owl and Buckeye Canyons. The Founder's Hike is on Sunday this month as a part of our Spring Hike Series.
The Earth Day Film Festival will be screening The Edge of the Wild - a documentary about the struggle to save endangered butterflies on San Bruno Mountain on April 23rd at 7:30 PM.
Celebrate Earth Day at Brisbane Habitat Restoration Day
David Schooley, San Bruno Mountain Watch's founder, will be part of an Environmental Justice Panel discussion featuring powerful and inspiring fighters for environmental and social justice! There will also be an exhibit curated by Ariel Cherbowsky, our stewardship coordinator, featuring the art, poetry, and photography of David, the ecology and political history of the mountain, and more!
Michele Salmon, President of the Board, will lead this hike, with Tom Lambert, SBMW Treasurer. The Summit Loop Trail has the most diverse range of habitats of any of the trails on the Mountain. This hike will be at an easy pace.
This is a beautiful open space that is only partially protected as South San Francisco's Sign Hill Park.
On this hike you will see the Mountain through the eyes of an experienced restoration ecologist. Joe Cannon is the previous Stewardship Director for Mountain Watch and is an instructor in Ecology at San Francisco City College. Co-leader is Paul Bouscal.
We'll join forces with the SSF Weed Warriors this Saturday on the south slopes of the Mountain.
Again this year we invite you to visit the Mountain on one of our Spring Hikes. These hikes will visit different areas of the Mountain and the leaders are enthusiastic and knowledgeable Mountain Watchers. See the complete Upcoming Events listings for the individual hikes and descriptions.
Doug Allshouse will be leading a Rare Plant Hike for those who are interested in our Rare Plant Program which is in development.
Join Chuck and Loretta on this wildflower walk to explore the undiscovered south slopes of San Bruno Mountain. Spring should be in full bloom - so bring your camera for both the flowers and the views. The weather looks like it will be OK on Sunday - heavy rain would cancel until March 13th, but we're good to go in light rain this Sunday.
The last workshop, hosted by the City of Brisbane, on how to coexist with local coyotes will be on Saturday March 5 at 10AM. Learn to live with coyotes!
Are you ready to ditch your lawn and create a native prairie in your yard? Mission Blue Nursery specializes in our local coastal prairie plant community - all from San Bruno Mountain,of course!
Mountain Watch is developing a rare plant program for the Mountain. Doug Allshouse and David Nelson, instrumental in this program's development, will give short presentations at this Saturday's native plant sale - be there for these interesting presentations!
Please join Brent Plater, executive director of the Wild Equity Institute, for a photographic exploration of the remaining wild areas in San Francisco, discuss the threats they face, and learn how you can help these areas thrive.
Mission Blue Nursery needs your used 1 Gallon Pots. Please bring your unwanted 1 gallon pots in GOOD CONDITION to the Mission Blue Nursery any Wednesday from 9:30am until 1:30pm.
Valentine's Day Endangered Butterfly Habitat Planting
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED