Welcome to Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Photo: Robert Hinz

Sanctuary Boat Closure
Conservation

Sanctuary Boat Closure

The Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary waters are closed to boats from October 1 to March 31 every year.

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Waterbird Festival
Programs

Waterbird Festival

Visit us on January 21st 2017 for the 4th Annual Waterbird Festival!

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Audubon Adventure Camp
Programs

Audubon Adventure Camp

Join us for a fun filled summer of outdoor nature exploration!

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Youth Winter Bird Count
Programs

Youth Winter Bird Count

Kids, birds, families, and nature! What a great way to spend a morning.

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Volunteer at Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary
Programs

Volunteer at Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Learn more about getting involved with Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary.

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Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary is ground zero for waterbids and Pacific herring in San Francisco Bay. Our 900-acre open water sanctuary is closed from October 1st to March 31st each year and is visited by researchers focused on protecting and restoring the eelgrass ecosystem.

Our 10 acre site adjacent to the bay hosts summer camp, our youth conservation leadership program, and numerous volunteer opportunities.

   

Resources for Bird Friendly Outdoor Spaces!
Conservation

Resources for Bird Friendly Outdoor Spaces!

Explore a number of additional resources to better understand how you can transform your outdoor spaces to become bird and pollinator friendly. 

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Waterbird Survey Results
Conservation

Waterbird Survey Results

Richardson Bay Audubon Sanctuary by the numbers

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How you can help, right now