Our selection of local natural history, wildlife and environmental conservation pages.
- Pigeon Point Light Station State Historic Park
- Hostelling International – Pigeon Point Lighthouse
- Año Nuevo State Reserve
- Memorial Park (San Mateo County)
- Pescadero Marsh
- Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
- Want to go tidepooling? Search for low tide times and places to go.
Ecology & Wildlife:
- Endangered Species Program at the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
- Bay Nature Magazine is a very informative source on local natural history.
- The Marine Mammal Center rescues and rehabilitates animals found locally, and has a visitor center at the Marin Headlands.
- Bird resources from Peterson Field Guides
- Natural History Photos of California
- Monterey Bay Aquarium
- California Wetlands Information Center
Conservation & Educational Groups:
- The Sempervirens Fund California’s original land trust that established Big Basin Redwoods State Park in 1901.
- San Mateo Coast Natural History Association supports the docent programs at Año Nuevo and Pigeon Point Lighthouse.
- Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) purchases and preserves open space lands on the San Francisco Peninsula.
- The Endangered Species Coalition works on current issues related to the Endangered Species Act.
- The National Audubon Society works for habitat conservation and provides educational opportunities for birdwatchers and nature lovers nationwide.
- AEOE (Association of Environmental Outdoor Education) is a collection of Outdoor Education Programs, like PPEEP, from around the state.