Green Business Certification
Coastside Land Trust has been recognized as a certified green business under the San Mateo County Green Business Program. Our office has made a commitment to conserve energy and water, minimize waste, prevent pollution, and shrink our carbon footprint. You can learn more about the program and how to become green business certified by clicking here.
New Leaf Market's Envirotoken Program
Coastside Land Trust was voted into the 2013-2014 Envirotoken program at New Leaf Community Markets. Thank you and remember to support us with your Envirotokens at check out.
Coastside Land Trust Gallery
Events are free unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 650-726-5056 or email info@CoastsideLandTrust.org.
Sat, January 22, 10–noon
Pilarcitos Creek Restoration Day
This event is made possible by the generosity of Damasco and Associates, 700 Monte Vista Lane, Half Moon Bay.
Please join us, and bring your friends, neighbors, gloves and sun screen for a day of trash cleanup and non-native plant removal near Pilarcitos Creek. We'll talk about our local flora and fauna and how we can continue to ensure the protection of open space in Half Moon Bay. We'll trade restoration stories and share the fun of keeping the sensitive habitat areas of our town clean. Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Meet at 9:45 am in the parking lot of the Stone Pine office park, 120 Stone Pine Rd, Half Moon Bay, and finish up by noon.
We'll provide gloves and trash bags. Wear layers and sturdy shoes.
Summer Art Show Opening
July ? 2–5pm
Holiday Art Show
Visit the CLT Gallery through January 25 to see our Holiday Show.
Stewardship Work Days
Saturdays 10–noon: August 4
Wednesdays 10–noon: July 18, August 15
We have an ongoing need to remove trash and keep invasive vegetation under control on our lands to protect the habitat, recreational and scenic values of these lands. The work parties will be directed to the areas most needing attention at the time. Meet at the Coastside Land Trust office at 788 Main Street, Half Moon Bay. We will go out rain or shine.
Back by popular demand, Alvaro Jamarillo will lead a workshop to study behavior, field marks, ecology and migratory patterns of local seabirds and songbirds then lead us on a walk in the field.
Songbird & Seabird Workshop 1–2:30pm
Seacrest School, 901 Arnold Way, Half Moon Bay. Leader: Alvaro Jaramillo, Half Moon Bay biologist, life-long birder, eco-tour guide to the Americas, and author of Field Guide to the Birds of Chile and New World Blackbirds. Donation: $15. Seniors $5. Under 18 free.
Wavecrest Birdwalk 3–5pm
Meet at the Smith Field parking lot at the end of Wavecrest Road. The Bird Walk is free for everyone. Dress in layers, wear sturdy shoes, and bring binoculars if you have them. Both events are suitable for families.
Sat, Sept 15, 9–Noon
California Coastal Cleanup Day
Become a part of history! Join the Coastside Land Trust as we participate in one of the largest volunteer events in the world. In 2010 over 82,500 volunteers removed 1.2 million pounds of trash and recyclables from our beaches, lakes and waterways. This year CLT will focus our efforts on Pilarcitos Creek.
Meet at 120 Stone Pine, Half Moon Bay at 8:45. Bring gloves, buckets, sturdy shoes, and friends!
Saturday, Nov 10, 10–noon
Meet at Smith Field, at the west end of Wavecrest Rd. Wear layers and sturdy shoes; we provide gloves and tools. Light refreshments served.
Raptor Identification Workshop with Alvaro JaramilloSaturday, January 26; 1–5pm
Come learn about the Coastside birds of prey: hawks, eagles, falcons, kites and owls. We’ll study field marks, behavior, ecology and migratory patterns. Learn how to tell them apart and where to find them. The Workshop and Walk are suitable for beginning to expert birders and families. The workshop will be led by Alvaro Jaramillo and the birdwalk will be led by Gary Deghi and Alvaro Jaramillo. Bring binoculars; wear layers & sturdy shoes. Light refreshments will be served.
Workshop: 1-2:30pm at Sea Crest School -- 901 Arnold Way, Half Moon Bay
Birdwalk: 3-5:00pm - Meet at Smith Field in Half Moon Bay
Workshop donation: $15. Seniors: $5. Under 18: free. Bird Walk: free.
The Raptor Workshop will be held regardless of weather. It if is a rainy day the Walk leaders will decide about proceeding or cancelling the Walk at 3 pm, at the Wavecrest meeting location.
For more information call 650-726-5056.
California Raptor Art Show
November 8th - January 10th
Stop by during gallery hours to see our stunning California Raptor Art Show. See the Gallery page for more information.
Habitat Restoration Workday
December 14th 10a-noon
Join Coastside Land Trust for a fun, family-friendly habitat restoration workday and the third stage of the Railroad Right-of-Way restoration plan! Enjoy beautiful views of the ocean while working with the Half Moon Bay community to remove invasive plants, pick up trash, and plant native species.
Who: Everyone! Children 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Where: At the corner of Poplar Street and Railroad Avenue in Half Moon Bay.
Wear: Sturdy shoes, layers, and sun protection.
Public Lands Everyday