Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 17, 2020

Bay Area Botanic Garden and Park Closures – updated


The East Bay Regional Park District and the Botanic Garden are closed March 17 through April 7, 2020.
The gates of the Botanic Garden will be locked during this time. Staff will be isolating at home.

The Berkeleyside reports “East Bay parks will stay open, despite confusion and citations Tuesday in Berkeley. ” Read article at East Bay parks will stay open, despite confusion and citations Tuesday in Berkeley — Berkeleyside

UC- Berkeley Botanical Garden Closed -In observance of the Alameda County Public Health Department order to shelter in place, UCBG is closed – and all programs suspended – until further notice. We will continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) situation and follow updated recommendations as they become available. Please check our website and calendar for the status of future scheduled events. We look forward to welcoming you back when we reopen.

San Francisco Botanical Garden will be closed and all programs cancelled  effective as of close of business Monday, March 16 and in effect through Tuesday, April 7

Marin County Parks is canceling all events through Sunday, April 5, including all ranger, naturalist, and volunteer programs. This is part of the county-wide initiative to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). View the Parks calendar for individual event updates.

All Marin County parks and preserves are open and operating on a normal schedule. People who are healthy are encouraged to get outside for exercise, fresh air, and stress relief. Updates are available at the Parks website.

As a precaution, Parks has reassigned staff to increase capacity for cleaning park bathrooms, play equipment, water fountains, and other facilities. This additional sanitation work is based on public health guidance. Visitors should also follow public health guidance regarding personal hygiene.


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