Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 30, 2018

Bay Nature Wildflower Walks

Bay Nature  posted the following wildflower hikes

PENINSULA: REDWOOD CITY

Springtime Wildflower Walks

Sat March 31, 10am – 1pm

Edgewood Preserve’s serpentine grasslands are renowned throughout California for their lush wildflower carpets and rich biodiversity. You might see dozens of species of flowers on a single walk! The preserve’s free walks vary according to what’s in bloom—covering about 3 miles, at a moderate pace, with frequent stops.

SAN FRANCISCO

First Sunday Bird Walk

Sun April 1, 8am – 10:30am

The San Francisco Botanical Garden’s micro-habitats attract an array of resident, migrant, and vagrant birds. This monthly trip is geared toward beginning birders: families with kids are encouraged!

PENINSULA: BRISBANE

Canyon Hike

Sat April 7, 10am – 1:30pm

Explore San Bruno Mountain’s less-traveled canyons and learn about their history and ecology on this docent-lead hike, which includes a visit to an Ohlone Indian shellmound.

SOUTH BAY: SAN JOSE

Coyote Ridge Wildflower Hike

Sat April 7, 10am – 2pm

Take a family-friendly hike along the top of Coyote Ridge Open Space Preserve. Open only to docent-led tours, this preserve offers one of the most beautiful wildflower displays in the entire Bay Area.

And don’t miss:

16th Annual Going Native Garden Tour

Bay Nature Hike: RSVP Required!

NORTH BAY: KENWOOD

Sugarloaf Ridge Post-Fire Walk

Sun April 8, 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Join Bay Nature and Sonoma Ecology Center to explore and enjoy the beautiful wildflowers, plants, and habitats in the post-fire environment of Sugarloaf Ridge State Park. A moderate 3.5-mile hike with 300-ft elevation gain. Email laney@baynature.org to hold your spot!


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