The Friends of Edgewood is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 public benefit corporation* funded 100% by membership dues, donations, and sales proceeds.
To promote stewardship of the park, the Friends of Edgewood engages in a number of activities to restore, preserve, and protect Edgewood’s natural resources and inspire visitors of all ages by offering hands on educational and interpretive natural history programs. Programs include:
- Project 467 habitat restoration (including weed warriors).
- The Bill and Jean Lane Education Center
- Docent-led interpretive nature walks
- The Junior Explorer program
- Adopt-a-Highway monthly trash clean-up along I-280
A donation of any size will make you a Friend of Edgewood!
San Mateo County Parks Department
Edgewood County Park and Natural Preserve is managed by the San Mateo County Parks department. You can find more information about Edgewood Park, including park regulations and hours of operation here.
San Mateo County Parks Foundation
The Parks Foundation raises funds to support projects, programs, and volunteers to benefit county parks and visitors. The Foundation was responsible for the funding of the Bill and Jean Lane Education Center and played a lead role in the building and exhibit design and construction.
California Native Plant Society
The Santa Clara Valley Chapter of CNPS supplies guidance, coordination and, most importantly, willing hands to support the habitat restoration efforts at Edgewood.
Creekside Science plays an important role in the restoration of native ecosystems at Edgewood Park, including the Bay checkerspot butterfly, San Mateo thornmint and white-ray pentachaeta restoration projects and the Green Grass initiative that are all part of Project 467.
2018 Board of Directors
Bill Korbholz, President
Howie Smith, Vice-President
Todd Reimche, Secretary
Angela Mallett, Treasurer
If you are interested in joining the Board of Directors, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
*The Friends of Edgewood’s federal EIN (Employer Identification Number) is 94-3188191