Restoration Parties

Habitat Restoration with CNPS Yerba Buena:

Ready to dig in and make a huge difference in our unique Franciscan Ecologies?

The Yerba Buena California Native Plant Society (CNPS) has been working with San Francisco and San Mateo county agencies and community groups restoring natural areas and improving wildlife habitat in San Francisco for over 30 years.

These restoration projects are held in some of San Francisco’s and San Mateo's most beautiful areas with wonderful views and a diverse assemblage of plants.

Anyone, 12 years and older are invited to join. Ages 12 - 18 require guardian permission

Easily get the 411 on these opportunities delivered to your devices by joining our CNPS Yerba Buena Meetup Group

Current regularly scheduled programs:

(participation limits and waiver requirements may apply)

Every Tuesday 10AM - noon -  Sunset Boulevard Biodiversity Corridor in collaboration with SF Public Works Department - meet Beth at Sunset and 36th. Ave. (get the 411 on Meetup or email us)

Every Wednesday Noon - 2:30 PM - various SF locations - join CNPS Yerba Buenas longest running event in collaboration with SF Natural Resource Division - (get the 411 on Meetup, email us) or, register through SFRPD Info here

Every 4th. Saturday of the month 9:30 AM - noon - Lake Merced Mesa area - join CNPS Yerba Buena in collaboration with SF Natural Resource Division (get the 411 on Meetup or email us

Every Saturday 9:30 AM - noon - various SF locations - with the SF Natural Resource Division and habitat partners (get the 411 on Meetup, email us) or, register through SFRPD Info here


Irregularly scheduled CNPS Yerba Buena restoration programs:

Sunset Boulevard Biodiversity Corridor weekend restoration events: email us

Potrero Gateway Ecopatch- an experimental multi-agency collaboration email us



Other opportunities with restoration partners:

Please verify with each group prior to planning your participation

Alemany Natives at Alemany Farm

Community workdays held from Noon to 5pm every 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month and the Saturdays in-between, plus every Monday afternoon from 1:00-5:00.  


Bernal Hill

Third Saturdays, every month. 10am-noon. Contact

Candlestick Point State Park Nursery

First Saturdays, every month. 10am-1pm

contact Patrick Marley Rump at

Candlestick Point Recreation Area

Second Saturdays, every month

contact Patrick Marley Rump at

Corona Heights

Last Saturdays, every month. 10am-noon. Contact

Friends of San Pedro Valley Park: Trail Restoration

2nd Saturday 9 am - 12 pm, every month, meet in front of Visitor Center

Friends of San Pedro Valley Park: Habitat Restoration

3rd Saturday 9 am – 12 pm, every month, meet in front of Visitor Center

Golden Gate Audubon Society

Various opportunities:

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Weekdays and weekends around the Bay Area.

Contact or 415-561-3044

Glen Canyon Park

Third Saturdays, every month. 9am-11:30am. Contact

Golden Gate Park Nursery

First Saturday, every month. 09:30am-12:30pm


Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands

Second Saturdays, every month. 10:00am-12:30pm


Green Hairstreak Corridor, Golden Gate Heights

Periodically. Contact

Half Moon Bay State Beach

Various restoration and nursery opportunities. Contact  email

Heron’s Head Park

Various opportunities at


Linda Mar Beach, Pacifica

Typically Fourth Sundays, 10am-noon. Visit

Marin Headlands Native Plant Nursery

Weekdays and weekends. Contact (415) 561-3044 or

McLaren Park

Second Saturdays of every month, 10am-noon. Contact

McKinley Square Hillside

Third Saturdays, 10am-12:30. Contact

Mission Creek South Bank

Generally Saturday mornings. Contact Ginny Stearns for times. Call 415-552-4577 or

Mt. Sutro

Wednesdays 9:30am-12:30pm at the nursery; 1st and 3rd Saturdays 9:00am-1pm, visit

Pacifica’s Environmental Family

Various opportunities. See events calendar:

Palou Phelps Park

First Saturdays, monthly, seasonally, 10am-1pm. Contact

San Bruno Mountain

Guadalupe Valley Stewards, Tuesdays 10am-12pm; Mission Blue Nursery, Wednesdays, 10am-12:30pm;

Stewardship Saturdays, 10am-1pm; South San Francisco Weed Warriors, last Fridays and Saturdays of the month, 9am-noon.

See events calendar

SF Recreation and Parks

Volunteer calendar:

San Mateo County Parks

Stewardship Core calendar

Save the Bay

Various opportunities

Starr-King Open Space

2nd Saturdays every month, 9:30am-noon. Visit

Yerba Buena Island Stewards

Third Wednesdays every month, 1:00pm-3pm. Visit