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Feb
20
10:00 am10:00

Railroad Right of Way Workday

A view of the Railroad Right of Way.

Join Coastside Land Trust on Saturday, February 20th for a Railroad Right of Way Workday!

We'll be removing invasive plants and picking up trash. Wear layers, sturdy shoes, and sun protection. 

Meet at corner of Poplar and Railroad. [map link]


Jan
29
4:00 pm16:00

2016 Youth Art Show Reception

Please join us on Friday, January 29th from 4-7 pm for our Winter Youth Art Show Opening and Artists' Reception. Coastside Land Trust has partnered with Sea Crest School to showcase a wonderfully diverse collection of beautiful, inspiring, humorous and intriguing pieces created by K-5th students. From serene coastal landscapes to pop-art portraits of wildlife, this show highlights the many different techniques and themes that Sea Crest School students have been exploring over the past fall and winter. Please join us for light refreshments and to view their work. The show will run from January 29 – February 11, regular gallery hours are Thursday and Friday 11am-2pm. The gallery is located at 788 Main Street, HMB.

January 29
4-7 pm
788 Main Street, Half Moon Bay 

Dec
26
9:00 am09:00

Purissima Old Town Site Tours - December 26th

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Join us at the Purissima Old Town Site for a small docent led tour to learn how one of the oldest coastside towns disappeared. Enjoy a chance to see lots of native flora and fauna and learn about the history of the people who used to live on the site. Wear sturdy shoes, layers, and sun protection. There is poison oak and uneven terrain on the property. For more information and to register find us on eventbrite .


When: Saturday, December 26th, tours at 9, 10 and 11 am
Where: Corner of Hwy 1 and Verdi Road (on the road to Elkus Ranch) 
What to bring: Water, wear sturdy shoes & layers, sun protection
Details: Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult

Nov
28
9:00 am09:00

Purissima Old Town Site Touts - November 28th

Join us at the Purissima Old Town Site for a small docent led tour to learn how one of the oldest coastside towns disappeared. Enjoy a chance to see lots of native flora and fauna and learn about the history of the people who used to live on the site. Wear sturdy shoes, layers, and sun protection. There is poison oak and uneven terrain on the property. For more information and to register find us on eventbrite.


When: Saturday, November 28th, tours at 9, 10 and 11 am
Where: Corner of Hwy 1 and Verdi Road (on the road to Elkus Ranch) 
What to bring: Water, wear sturdy shoes & layers, sun protection
Details: Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult

Nov
14
10:00 am10:00

Wavecrest Workday

Volunteers proudly display all the trash picked up after a workday.

Volunteers proudly display all the trash picked up after a workday.

Join Coastside Land Trust for a workday at Wavecrest!

Please bring sturdy shoes, layers, and sun protection. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Meet at the Smith Field parking lot on Wavecrest Road in Half Moon Bay.

Oct
31
9:00 am09:00

Purissima Old Town Site Tours - October 31st

 

Join us at the Purissima Old Town Site for a small docent led tour to learn how one of the oldest Coastside towns disappeared. Enjoy a chance to see lots of native flora and fauna and learn about the history of the people who used to live on the site. Wear sturdy shoes, layers, and sun protection. There is poison oak and uneven terrain on the property. For more information and to register find us on eventbrite. 

When: Saturday, October 31st, tours at 9, 10 and 11 am
Where: Corner of Hwy 1 and Verdi Road (on the road to Elkus Ranch) 
What to bring: Water, wear sturdy shoes & layers, sun protection
Details: Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Oct
17
Oct 18

Pumpkin Festival

The 45th Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is right around the corner, on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18 from 9am - 5pm. Coastside Land Trust is happy to announce our art gallery on Main Street will be open Sunday 10 to 2, and pumpkin cookie & seed booth in the Bank of America parking lot will open both days. We hope to see you there. If you can volunteer to sell our pumpkin cookies and seeds please give us a call, or email jo@coastsidelandtrust.org

Sep
19
9:00 am09:00

California Coastal Cleanup Day

Join Coastside Land Trust and nearly 67,000 other volunteers as we cleanup California's beaches, lakes, and waterways on Saturday, September 19 from 9am-Noon. Our work will focus on the bluff tops of Half Moon Bay, removing trash and litter from the open space before it reaches the Pacific Ocean. Meet at the west end of Redondo Beach Road in Half Moon Bay. Wear layers, sturdy shoes, and sun protection. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Aug
14
Oct 23

Opening and Artists' Reception California Agriculture Art Show

Please join us for the California Agriculture Art Show Opening & Artist's Reception on Friday, August 14 from 5:00-8:00pm. You can meet the artists and experience California's rich agricultural resources through art. All art is for sale. The show will run through October 23 at 788 Main Street, Half Moon Bay. Gallery hours are Thursday 11am-2pm, Friday 11am - 2pm, and Sunday, 10am-2pm.

Aug
8
10:00 am10:00

Wavecrest Habitat Restoration Workday

Our habitat restoration work continues at Wavecrest on Saturday, August 8 from 10am-Noon. Join us for a day of graffiti abatement, trash pickup, and invasive plant removal. Meet at the Smith Field Ballparks at the end of Wavecrest Road in Half Moon Bay. Wear layers, sturdy shoes, and sun protection. If you plan to participate in graffiti abatement, wear clothes that can get muddy! Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Jun
20
10:00 am10:00

Wavecrest Workday

Meet at the Smith Field ballparks, at the end of Wavecrest Road in Half Moon Bay. 

Weary sturdy shoes, layers, and sun protection. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. No RSVP required. Call for full details. 

Jun
5
Jul 10

Youth Art Show

Students from Sea Crest School and Wilkinson School present artwork inspired by the natural beauty and bounty of the San Mateo Coast. Show runs June 5 - July 10.
 Hours are Thursday and Friday, 11am-2pm or by appointment. Opening and Artists’ Reception - Friday, June 5 from 4-7pm

May
16
1:00 pm13:00

Songbird & Seabird Workshop and Walk

Coastal Trail House Finch by Bob Raisler

Coastal Trail House Finch by Bob Raisler

Join us on Saturday, May 16th for the Songbird & Seabird Workshop and Walk!

Seabird & Songbird Workshop:
Coastside Land Trust welcomes world-renowned birder Alvaro Jamarillo as he presents Songbirds & Seabirds of the Coastside through an entertaining workshop. Learn about behavior, field marks, ecology and migratory patterns of local birds during the workshop.

When: Saturday, May 16th 1-2:30pm
Where:  Coastside Senior Center - 925 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Parking:  Street parking is available on Main Street. You may also park in any non-numbered parking space that belongs to the building.  

Seabird & Songbird Walk:
Join expert birders from the Sequoia Audubon Society for a guided walk at the Wavecrest property in Half Moon Bay. Guided walks will be in small groups and explore coastal prairie and coastal scrub habitats.

When: Saturday, May 16th 3-5pm
Where: Wavecrest in Half Moon Bay
Parking: Park at Smith Field on Wavecrest Road in Half Moon Bay.

Pescadero Marsh Walk:

One of the largest fresh water estuaries along the central coast Pescadero Marsh is rich in both shore and song birds. Egrets and Heron species nest here and are local residents. Significant numbers of wading shorebirds stop over here during migration. Led by experienced local birders from the Sequoia Audubon Society. Meet at the parking lot on the west side of Highway 1 just south of the Pescadero Creek bridge. Please see this google map for directions.

When: Saturday, May 16th 3-5pm
Where: Meet at the parking lot on the west side of Highway 1 just south of the Pescadero Creek bridge.

Please note: Tickets must be purchased in advance and tickets for the workshop and walk are sold separately.

Apr
10
5:00 pm17:00

California Spring Show Reception

  • Coastside Land Trust

As spring arrives to the San Mateo coast, CLT presents its "California Spring" art show featuring 38 local artists. Meet the artists and see their work at our Opening and Artists' Reception on Friday, April 10th from 5–8pm. The gallery is located at 788 Main Street, Half Moon Bay. 

Mar
21
10:00 am10:00

Wavecrest Workday

Join Coastside Land Trust for a workday at Wavecrest!

Please bring sturdy shoes, layers, and sun protection. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Meet at the Smith Field parking lot on Wavecrest Road in Half Moon Bay.

Light refreshments.

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Feb
7
10:00 am10:00

Purissima Old Town Site Habitat Restoration Workday

Gate at Purissima Old Town Site

Join Coastside Land Trust as we continue to restore native habitat at the Purissima Old Town Site. Help remove invasive plants and maintain a foot trail in preparation of the grand opening of the property.

Meet at the corner of Verde Road and Highway 1 (same turn as UC Elkus Ranch). Wear long sleeves, sturdy shoes, and sun protection. Bring buckets and gardening gloves. All ages welcome, under 18 with adult.

Questions? Contact Coastside Land Trust by emailing eric@coastsidelandtrust.org or calling 650.726.5056.

Dec
13
10:00 am10:00

Wavecrest Workday

  • Wavecrest Rd Half Moon Bay, CA, 94019 United States

Join Coastside Land Trust for workday at Wavecrest!

Please bring sturdy shoes, layers, and sun protection. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Meet at the Smith Field parking lot on Wavecrest Road in Half Moon Bay.

Light refreshments.

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Nov
7
Nov 9

Raptorama

Raptorama is here again! Join us for a weekend full of raptors featuring experts in their fields!

To find out more information, please check out our Raptorama page!

Nov
7
Feb 13

California Raptor Art Show

In conjunction with Raptorama, Coastside Land Trust Art Gallery presents our 2nd annual "California Raptor Show," opening on Friday, November 7th, 5-8pm. The exhibit features 26 local artists that have captured California's diverse raptor population through art. Mediums include oil, watercolor, batik, acrylic, mixed media, wood carving, and fine art photography. All art is for sale, show dates November 7 – February 13.

Gallery hours are Thur & Fri 11am–2pm, Sun 10am–2pm and by appointment. Coastside Land Trust Gallery is located at 788 Main Street, Half Moon Bay. 

The Gallery will be closed on November 27th & 28th for Thanksgiving and December 24th through January 1st in observance of the Winter Holidays.

Flyer for the 2nd Annual California Raptor Art Show

Nov
7
5:00 pm17:00

Raptorama Opening & California Raptor Art Show Reception

Come to the Coastside Land Trust (CLT) Office on Friday, November 7 from 5–8pm for the welcome reception and California Raptor Art Show Opening. Meet and mingle with the artists, event participants, and raptor enthusiasts. No registration is necessary to attend the reception. Light refreshments.


Nov
1
1:00 pm13:00

Wavecrest Coastal Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

You are cordially invited to join us, the Peninsula Open Space Trust, San Mateo County Parks, and Supervisor Don Horsley for a celebration of the new 1/3 mile extension of the California Coastal Trail. Please meet us at 1:00 pm at the south end of the Seymour Bridge for a presentation and tour. Refreshments generously provided by the Peninsula Open Space Trust.

What: California Coastal Trail  Grand Opening Celebration
When: Saturday, November 1 from 1:00-3:00 pm
Where: South end of the Seymour Bridge (free parking at Smith Field with 3/4 mile walk to meeting location, or parking $10/day at Poplar State Beach Parking Lot with 1/5 mile walk)

CLT Stewardship Volunteers and Executive Director Jo Chamberlain review trail plans

CLT Stewardship Volunteers and Executive Director Jo Chamberlain review trail plans

California Agriculture Art Exhibit
Aug
15
Oct 24

California Agriculture Art Exhibit

  • Coastside Land Trust

The California Agriculture Show features art from and inspired by the agriculture of California. 

The show runs from August 15th - October 24th. 

Gallery Hours: Thursdays & Fridays 11 - 2, Sundays 10 - 2 (also by appointment)

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