COVID-19 Update: All events at Bair Island are canceled due to an abundance of caution and to prevent the spread of coronavirus. We are working to plan for an alternate date and will share details as soon as possible.


Looking for a family-friendly outdoor activity? Enjoy a beautiful spring morning 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. We recommend bringing binoculars to check out the cool birds at this preserve!

Sign up below with a valid e-mail address so you receive pre-event communications. 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:

About Bair Island

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.

About the Organizers

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 78,000 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.


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