Welcome to Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Photo: Robert Hinz

Enjoy the View
Visit

Enjoy the View

Explore coastal scrubland habitat and incredible views of Richardson Bay.

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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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Audubon Adventure Camp
Programs

Audubon Adventure Camp

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

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Monthly Bird Walks
Programs

Join a bird walk

Join us on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 10:15am, September through June. No walks in July or August.

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Lyford House Tour Schedule
Visit

Tour the Lyford House

Lyford House will be open from 10 AM until 1 PM on the following dates: May 14, June 4, July 9, August 13, September 10, and October 8.

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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