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.

Canyon Hike
Oct
1
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!


Founder's Hike - CANCELED
Sep
24
10:00 am10:00

Founder's Hike - CANCELED

  • San Bruno Mountain Watch Office

CANCELED for September - David Schooley, founder of San Bruno Mountain Watch, will lead hikes into Owl and Buckeye Canyons on the 4th Saturday of each month. Be sure to sign up early - space is limited!

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.

SSF Weed Warriors
Sep
23
Sep 24

SSF Weed Warriors

  • 1400 Hillside Blvd South San Francisco, CA, 94080

Join the SSF Weed Warriors for their restoration work on the Mountain's south slope – come one day or both! 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.

Cypress Lane Wetland Restoration
Sep
20
10:00 am10:00

Cypress Lane Wetland Restoration

  • 100 Cypress Lane Brisbane, CA USA

Join us at this great industrial park wetland that is a breeding ground for the Pacific Chorus Frog and other native species - including a spectacular array of California native plants.

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!

Spring Hike Series - Ecology Hike
Apr
16
10:00 am10:00

Spring Hike Series - Ecology Hike

  • San Bruno Mountain Watch Office

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.

Spring Hike Series
Apr
2
May 1

Spring Hike Series

  • San Bruno Mountain Watch Office

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.

Rare Plant Program Hike
Mar
19
10:00 am10:00

Rare Plant Program Hike

Doug Allshouse will be leading a Rare Plant Hike for those who are interested in our Rare Plant Program which is in development.

Spring Wildflower Walk
Mar
6
10:00 am10:00

Spring Wildflower Walk

  • Montessori School

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.

Coyote Workshops in Brisbane
Mar
5
10:00 am10:00

Coyote Workshops in Brisbane

  • Brisbane City Hall

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!

Native Plant Sale
Feb
20
9:00 am09:00

Native Plant Sale

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!

Rare Plants on the Mountain
Feb
20
9:00 am09:00

Rare Plants on the Mountain

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!

SAN FRANCISCO'S FRAGMENTED ECOSYSTEMS
Feb
17
6:30 pm18:30

SAN FRANCISCO'S FRAGMENTED ECOSYSTEMS

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. 

Nursery Pot Donations
Feb
17
9:30 am09:30

Nursery Pot Donations

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.