|Friends of Five Creeks|
Calendar of Events
Every Tuesday, 10 AM - noon: Weekday Weed Warriors
Join Friends of Five Creeks Weekday Weed Warriors, 10 am - noon, followed by coffee and chat. Meet at varied East Bay restoration areas -- including others' projects -- for a couple of hours' outdoor work, followed by coffee. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified of locations.
Dec. 9 (Monday), 7 PM: Malcolm Margolin and Ken Brower in conversation: 100 Years Later, Can Hetch Hetchy Valley Come Back?
On Dec. 9, 1913, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that allowed San Francisco to drown Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park. Exactly a century century later, join noted conservationists Kenneth Brower, and Malcolm Margolin for a conversationon the battle that broke John Muir's heart, the engineering marvels of the dam, and how the splendid glacial valley could flourish again.
Ken,oldest son of David Brower, is the author of books including The Starship and the Canoe, The Wildness Within, and, most recently, Hetch Hetchy: Undoing a Great California Mistake. Margolin's nonprofit Heyday Books has published hundreds of books on California ecology, cultures, and art. He also has authored many books, including The Ohlone Way.Bay Currents talks on Bay Area natural history and environmental issues are held fall-spring in the Edith Stone Room, Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin (at Masonic). Refreshments at 7 PM; talk begins promptly at 7:30. Talks are free, but seating is limited. Complete fall schedule here
Dec. 19 (Thursday), Walk for ages 50+: San Francisco sky gardens in holiday dress, with Shirley Jowell
Meet F5C Vice President Shirley Jowell inside North Berkeley BART to take the 9:08 train to Embarcadero Station. This easy, leisurely exploration of sky walks stretching for blocks above the street is a holiday favorite. Information: email@example.com.
No December work party! Coming in January: Jan. 6 Bay Currents talk with Emily Burns of Save the Redwoods League; Jan. 18 planting work party; Jan. 30 King Tides walk!