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Looking for a family-friendly outdoor activity? Join us for the Bair Island Walking Tour! Beat the heat of the summer day and join us for a docent-led 1.5 mile walk through Bair Island. You’ll learn about the history of this protected space, information about the species that live there, and what you can do to contribute.
Sign up below! On the day of the event, we will split into two groups. Please note that there are no dogs allowed at the preserve and that all minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
This event is part of POST’s community event series. These events are open to the general public as well as POST donors, and we hope you will join us! We also curate a separate series of private events for our donor community. Learn more about how you can support POST here: openspacetrust.org/support
Bair Island is part of the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The marsh area actually consists of three islands: Inner, Middle, and Outer. The Bair Island Ecological Reserve consists of close to 2,000 acres of protected land. It is a critical habitat to several species of birds, fish, and even mice.
Peninsula Open Space Trust protects open space on the Peninsula and in the South Bay for the benefit of all. Since 1977, POST has protected over 77,000 acres in San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties.
The US Fish & Wildlife Services manages National wildlife refuges, protects endangered species, manages migratory birds, and restores nationally significant fisheries, such as the The Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge a 30,000-acre oasis for millions of migratory birds and endangered species.