We Are The Friends of the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Supporting Conservation, Community and Education.
Our Mission and Vision
Protecting the Canvasback
The refuge, founded in 1974, supports the largest wintering population on the west coast of “The King of Ducks”, the canvasback.
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Did You Know?
If you're in the North Bay, you have a 13,000 acre wildlife refuge right in your backyard.
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See the Osprey live in their nest!
See the Osprey
Our Projects
We support the US Fish and Wildlife Service in its mission to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people
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For Teachers

View valuable resources for teaching students about the many offerings of the refuge.

Live Osprey-Cam

Check out the Osprey, streaming live from their nest

Visit the Refuge

Learn about activities, parking, directions, and more