Helping Nature in the East Bay – Hands On
All-volunteer Friends of Five Creeks works hands-on for clean water and healthy watersheds. We protect and restore natural areas that welcome both wildlife and people, from Berkeley to Richmond on the urbanized east side of San Francisco Bay. See map and slide shows of some of our restoration projects. Please join us in:
New and Seasonal:
Do the water-bug boogie: Help us monitor water quality!
Girl Scout Troop 300392 helped us check water quality in Codornices Creek May 6! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help with another session Wed. morning, May 31.
Sat., June 10. 10 AM-noon: For Invasive Species Week, bash broom in El Cerrito's Hillside Natural Area
For California's Invasive Species Action Week, help keep El Cerrito's 100-acre natural area full of diverse habitats and safe from fire! We'll take a walk with beautiful views to pull out invasive, fire-prone French broom. Wear long pants, long sleeves, socks, and closed-toed shoes with good traction. We supply gloves, tools, water, and snacks, Meet at 10 AM at the main, Schmidt Lane, entrance, east of Navellier and west of the El Cerrito Recycling Center (opposite 7500 Schmidt Lane). Questions? Email email@example.com.
Thurs., June 15, 9-11 AM: Walk for ages 50+ -- Exploring charming small gardens
Walkers age 50+: Join F5C Vice President Shirley Jowell on an easy, level walk discovering charming small gardens in Albany and Northwest Berkeley. Meet at Berkeley Bagels garden, 1281 Gilman (at Santa Fe). Easy by new AC Transit line 12 -- check AC Transit's new schedules and maps. Co-sponsored by Albany Senior Center; free, no RSVP needed. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Details on these and other F5C events on our calendar page.