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Sat, Apr 13


Sutro Native Plant Nursery

Spring Mount Sutro Nature Walks: Wildflower and Botanical Walk

Join Sutro Stewards Executive Director, Ildiko Polony, for a tour of Mount Sutro's blooms and floral bounty.

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Spring Mount Sutro Nature Walks: Wildflower and Botanical Walk
Spring Mount Sutro Nature Walks: Wildflower and Botanical Walk

Time & Location

Apr 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Sutro Native Plant Nursery, 476 Johnstone Dr, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA

About the event

Mount Sutro Nature Walks are back!

Join us for a guided spring nature walk on the Mount Sutro Open Space between March and May! Our experienced leaders will lead you through the trails on a two-hour tour on a variety of focused topics. However, on each walk you'll learn about the unique ecology of the area and the efforts being made to preserve and protect it. Check out our Eventbrite Page to see dates and topics!

Saturday, April 13: Join Sutro Stewards Exectuvie Director, Ildiko Polony, for a tour of Mount Sutro's blooms and floral bounty. We'll get to know flowering and non-flowering plants, their names, ethnobotanical uses, their role in the ecosystem and how to identify them. We'll cover topics like the role of biodiversity for cliamte resilience, how to build biodiversity, what Sutro Stewards is doing and what you can do to contribute to natural solutions to climate change.

Suggested donation $20. This is not a top or bottom limit; please give what you can to support our educational efforts and our work to improve the Mount Sutro Open Space through trail building and maintenance, plant propagation, and habitat restoration!

Limited parking is available for participants during the hike. Parking is available along Clarendon Avenue or Christopher Drive and a short 5-10 minute walk to the nursery.

**Hikes may be canceled for rain or high winds. Hikes will be canceled if there are not at least 3 RSVPs 2 hours prior to the event. Please check your email for updates.**

Nature Walks Full Schedule (Check often for updates!):

Saturday, April 20th| 12:30pm-2:30pm | Health in Nature on Mt. Sutro

  • Health in Nature on Mt. Sutro Featuring Bridget Llanes. Come learn about wellness on Mt. Sutro like Mindfulness Mediations and Mountain Medicines. Make and drink a tasty tea you collect along the way.

Saturday, May 4th| 10:00a-12:00p | Wildflower & Botanical Walk

  • Featuring Kelly Dodge, Come enjoy all the plants that Mount Sutro has to offer. We'll ID annual and perrenial plants and share all the fun facts about our native plants. You'll also hear about some of the community based restoration that happens on the mountain.

Saturday, May 18th | 10:00a-12:00p | Natural History of Mount Sutro

  • Featuring Bridget Llanes. Learn about the history of Mt. Sutro beginning with a very special 100 million year old rock! We will walk the Historic Trail to the Summit, and Eastridge to observe and experience the many changes that have occurred to make the mountain what it is today. Open to the general public and Aldea Housing events.

Saturday, May 25th | 10:00a-12:00p | Wildflower & Seed Collection Walk

  • Featuring Abigail Alfonso and the Sutro Nursery team for a wildflower and seed scouting walk for native plants on Mt.Sutro! We'll take a stroll through Mt. Sutro's trails scouting for native wildflowers and perennial plants for sustainable seed collection to help conserve the unique ecology of Mt. Sutro.

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