Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 12, 2018

Upcoming Bay Area Wildflower & Other Nature Events

Bay Nature‘s List of Wildflower and Nature Activities


Coastal Wildflower Day

Sat April 14, 10am – 4pm

Celebrate coastal wildflowers and wildlife on the Peninsula. This annual kid-friendly festival hosted by Coastside State Parks includes native plant and shorebird walks, plant sales, plenty of live music, and a coloring contest!


The Wildflowers of Austin Creek

Sun April 15, 9am – 3:30pm

Join ecologist Peter Warner on an informative hike to view and identify the wildflowers of Austin Creek. Expect to see 150 species or more, including 60-80 flowering plant species in bloom!


Curry Canyon Ranch Loop Hike

Sat April 21, 9am – 2pm

Take in the beauty of Curry Canyon on one of Mount Diablo’s most challenging trails. See a diversity of habitat types, wildflowers, and wind caves. This 7-mile hike with a 2,000-foot elevation gain leads to spectacular views.


Wildflowers at Mount Burdell

Sun April 15, 10am – 2pm

Celebrate Native Plant Week at one of the best wildflower spots in Marin County. The flora of this preserve is incredibly diverse and includes a number of rare plants.

And don’t miss:


Berkeley Bay Festival

Sat April 14, 11am – 4pm

Join Bay Nature at this event that celebrates San Francisco Bay and meet the groups that help protect it. Free sailboat rides, dragon boat paddles, and more!


State Parks Earth Day Events

Sun April 21, 9am – 1pm

Volunteers are needed at 36 parks statewide to participate in park improvement projects, including Sonoma County’s Jack London State Historic Park, which was deeply impacted by the Sonoma wildfires. Click for details

Save The Date: April 27-30

City Nature Challenge

It’s on! Join this three-day bioblitz competition co-founded by Cal Academy to find the most species in over 50 cities.

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