SMC Parks Stewardship Corps on San Bruno Mountain!
Dec
10
9:00 am09:00

SMC Parks Stewardship Corps on San Bruno Mountain!

San Mateo County Parks has launched a new Stewardship Corps program and is seeking volunteers. An upcoming workday on December 10th will be at San Bruno Mountain, but other locations are scheduled too in 2016 - so check it out!

Canyon Hike
Dec
17
10:00 am10:00

Canyon Hike

  • San Bruno Mountain Watch Office

Explore San Bruno Mountain's less-traveled canyons and learn about their history and ecology on this docent-lead hike. Paul's hikes are one of our most popular events!

SSF Weed Warriors
Dec
30
Dec 31

SSF Weed Warriors

  • 1400 Hillside Blvd South San Francisco, CA, 94080 United States

Join the SSF Weed Warriors for their restoration work on the Mountain's south slope – and get some exercise! The invasives are a constant battle so we need all the weed warriors we can get! Only heavy rain would cancel - so come prepared. Friday and Saturday 9am to noon.


Native Plant Sale
Dec
3
9:00 am09:00

Native Plant Sale

Now is planting time for California natives. The rain is coming to help your new plants become well established before the Summer. And don't miss Ildiko's talk at 10:30am on edible native plants and how to grow them and use them. We will have incredible edible plants for sale so you can take some home with you!

Guadalupe Valley Stewards
Nov
1
10:00 am10:00

Guadalupe Valley Stewards

  • Crocker Park Recreational Trail Brisbane, CA, 94005 United States

Help the Guadalupe Valley Stewards spread mulch in preparation for a native garden that will soon be planted!

Stewardship Saturday- First Planting Day on the Mountain!
Oct
29
10:00 am10:00

Stewardship Saturday- First Planting Day on the Mountain!

  • Quarry Rd Brisbane, CA, 94005 United States

Join us for a guided hike through Buckeye Canyon, followed by our first planting day of the season! Help plant native vegetation that will feed and shelter the endangered Mission Blue and Callippe Silverspot butterflies.

Margo Bors Open Studio
Oct
22
Oct 23

Margo Bors Open Studio

  • Margo Bors Open Studio

Visit the open studio of Margo Bors, long-time Mountain Watch supporter and advocate, October 22 & 23, 11am to 6pm.

Stewardship Saturday-Dune Defenders
Oct
22
9:00 am09:00

Stewardship Saturday-Dune Defenders

  • 250 Thiers Street Daly City, CA, 94014 United States

Join the Dune Defenders for a guided hike through the Daly CIty Dunes on the west end of San Bruno Mountain, followed by ice plant removal activities to benefit the endangered San Francisco Lessingia plant. RSVP required.

Colma Creek Presentation at SSF Library
Oct
18
6:00 pm18:00

Colma Creek Presentation at SSF Library

  • SSF Main Library

Ariel Cherbowsky, SBMW's Stewardship Coordinator, will be taking audience members on a photographic and poetic journey through the cultural and natural history of Colma Creek, the most significant stream on San Bruno Mt

Stewardship Saturday
Oct
15
9:45 am09:45

Stewardship Saturday

Protect butterfly habitat on the mountain's south side and check out the effects of a recent summertime fire!

Guadalupe Valley Stewards-CANCELLED
Oct
11
10:00 am10:00

Guadalupe Valley Stewards-CANCELLED

  • 100 Cypress Lane Brisbane, CA USA

Join us again on October 18th at this great urban wetland - a breeding ground for the Pacific Chorus Frog and home to a quaint array of California native plants.

Stewardship Saturday
Oct
8
9:45 am09:45

Stewardship Saturday

It's time to head back to Buckeye Canyon again for that pesky fennel - we'll meet at the trailhead into Buckeye Canyon on Quarry Road.

STEWARDSHIP SATURDAYS
Oct
1
9:45 am09:45

STEWARDSHIP SATURDAYS

  • San Bruno Mountain State & County Park

The restoration of the Colma Creek Headwaters was a major project involving many contributors, including Mountain Watch and its former Stewardship Director Joe Cannon. This Saturday stewards will return to the area to remove cape ivy and bull thistle. Meet in the parking lot near the main entrance where parking passes will be given out.

Stewardship Saturday at Daly City Dunes!
Sep
24
9:45 am09:45

Stewardship Saturday at Daly City Dunes!

  • Hilldale School

The Dune Defenders haven't given up yet! - we'll be working to remove more ice plant - this non-native plant is a challenge to dune stewards, so come help us open up space for native dune plants! Please RSVP for this Saturday so Ariel can make sure there is enough equipment since a large group will be joining Mountain Watch.

Margo Bors Art Exhibit
Aug
22
Aug 31

Margo Bors Art Exhibit

  • San Francisco Botanical Garden

Margo Bors beautiful art exhibit reflecting the plants and insects from San Francisco and the Peninsula will end August 31. Margo's passion for the flora and fauna of this area is seen in her artwork, which often features the close relationship between native plants and pollinators. Margo is a San Bruno Mountain advocate and supporter of San Bruno Mountain Watch.

Stewardship Saturday on the Northeast Ridge
Jun
25
9:00 am09:00

Stewardship Saturday on the Northeast Ridge

  • The Ridge

Mountain Watch and the City of Brisbane invite you to a joint Habitat Restoration Day. Our Stewardship Saturday gang will be working on the Northeast Ridge this weekend removing French broom from grassland areas that are now protected from further development at The Ridge.

Stewardship Saturdays
Jun
18
9:45 am09:45

Stewardship Saturdays

We'll be removing invasive Italian thistle this Saturday on the south slopes of the Mountain. Join us for this important work!

Native Plant Sale
May
14
9:00 am09:00

Native Plant Sale

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.

Spring Hike Series - May Day Hike
May
1
10:00 am10:00

Spring Hike Series - May Day Hike

  • San Bruno Mountain Watch Office

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.

San Bruno Mountain and Our Indigenous Heritage
Apr
19
4:30 pm16:30

San Bruno Mountain and Our Indigenous Heritage

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!