There’s plankton in our Bay! Learn about the different characteristics of plankton and how they have adapted to survive. We will become planktologists for a day, collect water samples and identify these incredible organisms under a microscope! All ages are welcome.
When & Where
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
1751 Grand Blvd.
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge - Alviso
Containing almost 30,000 acres of estuarine habitat, uplands, open water, mudflats, salt ponds, and salt marshes, including much of southern San Francisco Bay, Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge provides habitat for many wildlife. Its purpose is to protect wildlife habitat for endangered species and migratory birds, and to offer opportunities for nature study. The refuge has two main facilities - an Environmental Education Center in Alviso and a Visitor Contact Station in Fremont. The EEC in Alviso is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m and the Visitor Contact Station is open Wednesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Both are closed on all federal holidays.
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge is part of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex and is administered by the US Fish & Wildlife Service.