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April 2019

Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

April 24, 9:30 am
Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery, 476 Johnstone Dr.
San Francisco, California 94131
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PROPAGATION AND TRANSPLANTING at Mt. Sutro Native Plant Nursery                                                                                                 Every Wednesday, 9:30am – 12:30pm Come enjoy a morning of Stewardship at the Sutro Nursery! Nursery activities include sowing seeds, transplanting plants, tending to our demonstration gardens, planting out on the mountain, and more, depending on the needs of the day. No experience necessary, tools and instruction provided. Please bring water and wear clothes you don’t mind getting a little dirty, sturdy shoes, and layers. Long pants and closed toe shoes are required.…

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Grassland Restoration – Ring Mountain Preserve

April 27, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ring Mountain Preserve, Taylor Road
Tiburon, United States
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Join us for our monthly drop in volunteer workday as we focus on restoring the grasslands of Ring Mountain! Ring Mountain is home to numerous rare and endangered plants, but this habitat is being threatened by invasive species. Volunteer work may include invasive species removal, seed collecting, tarping, and/or installing native plants. Educational components are included as we discuss the plants and animals that inhabit this unique place and explain how volunteer activities are having a positive impact. Drop in…

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Hollister Hills Volunteer Trail Day

April 28, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hollister HIlls, 7800 Cienega Rd
Hollister, CA 94023 United States
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Come help the park keep the hiking trails in the Nature Area open and in good shape! Bring water, layered clothing and gloves. Tools and snacks provided, all ages are welcome and the event is free! Hollister Hills SVRA, 7800 Cienega Rd., Hollister, CA 95023. For questions:  [email protected]

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May 2019

Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

May 1, 9:30 am
Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery, 476 Johnstone Dr.
San Francisco, California 94131
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free

PROPAGATION AND TRANSPLANTING at Mt. Sutro Native Plant Nursery                                                                                                 Every Wednesday, 9:30am – 12:30pm Come enjoy a morning of Stewardship at the Sutro Nursery! Nursery activities include sowing seeds, transplanting plants, tending to our demonstration gardens, planting out on the mountain, and more, depending on the needs of the day. No experience necessary, tools and instruction provided. Please bring water and wear clothes you don’t mind getting a little dirty, sturdy shoes, and layers. Long pants and closed toe shoes are required.…

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Broom Busters

May 4, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old St. Hilary’s Open Space Preserve, Lyford Drive
Tiburon, CA 94920 United States
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Meet at the gate at the end of Lyford Dr in Tiburon. St. Hilary’s Open Space Preserve has a friend in the Broom Buster team, a loyal group of volunteers who have worked together to remove French broom on the preserve for over 20 years. In that time, incredible progress has been made to suppress the broom regrowth and allow native species to recover and thrive. Come learn about the importance of invasive species removal and lend a hand! All…

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Earth Day – Aramburu Island Enhancement

May 4, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Aramburu Island, Meet at 36 Harbor Cove Way (near the Strawberry Public Dock)
Mill Valley, CA
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Our partners at Richardson Bay Audubon Center have worked tirelessly to convert this 17-acre island from an eroding, unproductive, bay dredge dumpsite into prime shorebird and wildlife habitat. Volunteers are our main force removing invasive plant brutes and planting and caring for wildlife beneficial native plants such as Pickleweed, Gum Plant, and Ambrosia. Additional activites include removing litter, native seed collection, plant propagation in the nursery, shoreline rebuilding, and community led wildlife studies. Join us as we team up with…

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Eastshore State Park restoration

May 5, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Eastshore State Park, University Avenue park entrance
Berkeley, CA United States

The North Basin restoration project meets the first Sunday of each month at Eastshore State Park in Berkeley, on the bay shoreline south of Tom Bates soccer fields, to continue clearing radish and other invasives from around the native plants and prepare for next year’s plantings. A map of the area can be found at https://goo.gl/rqdZQW. For directions to the work site or more information about this project, contact [email protected]

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Protect the Pallid Manzanita

May 8, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chabot Space and Science Center, 10000 Skyline Blvd.
Oakland, California 94619

We are starting our third year of restoration work at the Chabot Space and Science Center to help save the endangered pallid manzanita (Arctostaphylos pallida) from becoming extinct. In 1995 there were 21 pallid manzanitas at this site and today only one of the original pallid manzanitas is still alive. Friends of Sausal Creek and the East Bay California Native Plant Society chapter are coordinating restoration work with the Chabot Space and Science Center to bring the population back to…

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

May 8, 9:30 am
Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery, 476 Johnstone Dr.
San Francisco, California 94131
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free

PROPAGATION AND TRANSPLANTING at Mt. Sutro Native Plant Nursery                                                                                                 Every Wednesday, 9:30am – 12:30pm Come enjoy a morning of Stewardship at the Sutro Nursery! Nursery activities include sowing seeds, transplanting plants, tending to our demonstration gardens, planting out on the mountain, and more, depending on the needs of the day. No experience necessary, tools and instruction provided. Please bring water and wear clothes you don’t mind getting a little dirty, sturdy shoes, and layers. Long pants and closed toe shoes are required.…

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You’re Invited to our Second Saturday on the Richmond Greenway!

May 11, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
free

You’re Invited to Come Celebrate Summer on the Greenway! The Watershed Project invites you to come to our Second Saturday on the Richmond Greenway. Our volunteer community workday is coming up soon and we would love to have you come join us. Come by to dig in and help take care of the Richmond Greenway, a wonderful community park and cycling/pedestrian path. Come enjoy the green, lush growth of summer as we tend our native plants, learn some useful gardening…

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Earth Day – Aramburu Island Enhancement

May 18, 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Aramburu Island, Meet at 36 Harbor Cove Way (near the Strawberry Public Dock)
Mill Valley, CA
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Our partners at Richardson Bay Audubon Center have worked tirelessly to convert this 17-acre island from an eroding, unproductive, bay dredge dumpsite into prime shorebird and wildlife habitat. Volunteers are our main force removing invasive plant brutes and planting and caring for wildlife beneficial native plants such as Pickleweed, Gum Plant, and Ambrosia. Additional activites include removing litter, native seed collection, plant propagation in the nursery, shoreline rebuilding, and community led wildlife studies. Join us as we team up with…

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September 2019

Trash Bash

September 21, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 8:30 am

Sig Sanchez Government Bldg, 80 W. Highland Ave
San Martin, CA United States
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Join us in cleaning up illegally dumped trash and litter in San Martin and local waterways. HOW TO HELP: Bring a team of family, friends and co-workers for a fun and feel good day. No team? No problem. Individuals welcome, we’ll find you a loving team. This event will happen, rain or shine. Registration will be open to all volunteers 16 years of age or older. Liability waivers must be signed by all volunteers or legal guardians. •…

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