San Mateo Woolly Sunflower Walk

Here are details about this great 2012 Big Year trip!


Saturday, 19 May 2012, 10:00 - 12:00 Pacific Time (US & Canada)
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Junction of Crystal Springs Road & Tartan Trail Road in San Mateo


  • Trip leader: Brent Plater


Saturday, May 19, 2012, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Join Brent Plater of the Wild Equity Institute and Tim Sullivan of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission for a leisurely walk into the usually inaccessible Crystal Springs watershed to search for the endangered San Mateo woolly sunflower. Park in the small parking lot slightly east of the Crystal Springs Road and Tartan Trail Road intersection, in San Mateo, CA. RSVP required: please use this website to RSVP – See above. Part of the Golden Gate National Parks Endangered Species Big Year, a competitive event to help endangered species recover.


  1. Ann Bb — 18 May 2012 - 21:12

    rsvp pls

  2. Brent Plater — 18 May 2012 - 21:22

    You got it, Ann Bb!! See you there.

  3. Brent Plater — 29 May 2012 - 23:43

    Thanks to everyone who attended! We got great looks at this rare plant. Here’s one plant cluster we were able to observe:

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