SOLD OUT: Exploring the Science of Gardening

Are you and your family interested in learning more about gardening? Join California State Parks at the Candlestick Point State Recreation Area Community Garden for a fun-filled, hands-on exploration of an urban community garden. Families will receive a deep dive into how science is used in all parts of gardening, from soil health to food […]

SOLD OUT: Earth Day Climate Action

California State Parks Foundation will be hosting a special Earth Day Climate Action workday at Candlestick Point State Recreation Area. This special workday will focus on invasive plant removal that will help our urban state park become more climate resilient in the face of the ever-present threats of climate change. Earth Day is widely recognized […]

Youth Take Climate Action: Lafayette Park

Healing the land and our communities, Youth Take Climate Action is part of a citywide Youth Service Day. Join us for a children & family STEM service day stewarding Lafayette Park. San Francisco Department of the Environment’s Education team and SF Rec and Park will host climate-focused service projects and lead STEM-focused activities including habitat […]

SOLD OUT: Grey Water and Wetlands: The EcoCenter’s Wastewater Treatment System

The EcoCenter is an off the grid, self-sustaining educational facility and recreational center. It features a wastewater treatment system, a living roof, interior construction based from recycled materials, and a solar panel system. Our programs focus on educating the public about the EcoCenter’s Green Features and exploring environmental justice themes through the history of the […]

Bird Scavenger Hunt

Join the San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory (SFBBO) for a Bird Scavenger Hunt! Anytime during the Bay Area Science Festival, from April 21 to 30, get outside and observe birds around you! Because observation is an important part of science, we’ll challenge you to find certain birds and observe their behavior. All you need to […]

SOLD OUT: The Natural Wonders of Glen Canyon Park

Join the California Native Plant Society Yerba Buena tour to explore Glen Canyon Park! Glen Canyon is one of San Francisco’s significant natural resource areas containing a variety of wildlife habitats and vegetation including native grasslands, riparian areas, forbs, shrubs, willows and other trees. At this time of year, we hope to see the spring […]

Marvelous Microscopic Marine Plankton

Join the San Francisco Microscopical Society and an Education & Outreach Specialist for NOAA’s Greater Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries on a Marvelous Microscopic Marine Plankton Exploration of San Francisco Bay. This virtual event will explore elements of biology, oceanography, and microscopy. We will use microscopy to highlight and share the beauty and […]

Protecting and Rehabilitating Local Raptors

Join the Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley (WCSV) for an educational talk about local raptor species, issues that affect our local birds of prey, simple ways you can help at home in your neighborhood, and what WCSV does to rehabilitate sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife in the Bay Area. Bring your questions about raptors, and/or […]

Building Climate Resilience in the Bay Area

The Save the Bay habitat restoration team grows 30-40,000 native plants every year to restore tidal marsh around the Bay Area with two nurseries where the magic happens. Join us for a virtual behind-the-scenes tour of our nurseries and take a look at the life cycle of one of our native tidal marsh species. Then, […]