By Valerie Lowe, Program Manager The San Francisco Bay is the largest estuary on the West Coast of North America. Its waters and wetlands extend to more than 40% of California! It includes some of the state’s most important ecosystems
By Gaby Antonova, Development and Communications Manager What can 53,073 nature-loving volunteers achieve in three hours? Many things, including cleaning up more than 734,606 pounds of trash from our beautiful California shorelines! KIDS for the BAY staff, family and friends
By Valerie Lowe, Program Manager China Camp State Park is home of one of the only remaining shrimping villages in the entire Bay Area! This summer, KIDS for the BAY Summer Campers were lucky enough to attend KIDS for the
By Valerie Lowe, Program Manager “I didn’t know we were going to get to see a kingsnake!” exclaimed eight year old Summer Camp Explorer, Alison, as a spectacularly large snake was carefully placed on the ground in front of her.
After months of dedicated planning, student scientists and biologists glimpse the intricate and complicated relationship between a special ecosystem and the humans taking care of it and take action together to keep it healthy By Gaby Antonova, Development and
Is it worth it to do a neighborhood clean-up in the pouring rain? Storm Drain Rangers at Altamont Creek Elementary School think so! By Haley Thiltgen, Environmental Educator The 2018 rainy season had gotten off to a slow start in
By Gaby Antonova, Development and Communications Manager “I didn’t even know there was a creek here and I come here all the time!” exclaimed Anastasia, a fifth grade student from Ford Elementary School in Richmond. Anastasia and her class visited Wildcat
Thirty-five percent of households in the United States are gardening and growing produce at home, the highest level in over a decade!Gardening not only provides an inexpensive source of fresh produce, physical exercise and a reduction in stress and other