Water Walks

To celebrate 100 years of delivering high-quality drinking water while protecting precious natural resources, we invite you to explore some of our scenic reservoirs and breathtaking watersheds in a series of guided walks. Join us for East Bay watershed walks and learn about EBMUD’s fascinating history and the work we’re doing today.

Whollyh20 Logo 03a FINAL 1In addition, EBMUD and Wholly H2O are hosting bioblitzes, an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time. 

Bring your smartphone or another camera, sunblock, water to stay hydrated, snacks, and prepare for maximum wonderment. Check out iNaturalist to see what other species our community has documented

Register for the individual events below.

Upcoming Events

  • May 14, 10 am - 12 pm Skyline Gardens Bioblitz
    Skyline Gardens Alliance is a volunteer-run botanical survey and restoration project in the Skyline Trail area of the Oakland-Berkeley Hills. It is a section of the High Ridge Volcanic area on EBMUD land and the most botanically rich area of (about 250 acres) of its size. The Alliance is sponsored by the East Bay Chapter of the California Native Plant Society in collaboration with EBMUD.
  • June 3, 10 am - 12 pm San Pablo Reservoir Bioblitz
    San Pablo Reservoir is home to the threatened Alameda whipsnake and endangered California red-legged frog. Unique and uncommon plants include the western leatherwood, Diablo sunflower, bent-flowered fiddleneck, Black Oak and El Sobrante manzanita, to name a few. 
  • June 24 - San Pablo Dam and Reservoir Water Walk
    Before San Pablo Dam was built in 1919, the San Pablo Creek watershed was a culturally rich epicenter for early inhabitants.  Come and learn about what was discovered within the reservoir decades later.​​​​​Registration link coming soon
  • November 4, 10 am - 12 pm Lafayette Reservoir Bioblitz
    Registration link coming soon
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