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October 2019

Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

October 23, 2019, 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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Habitat Restoration in Hanns Park Burn Area

October 26, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hanns Park CA United States + Google Map

A recent fire in one of our habitat restoration sites on the Blue Rock Springs Creek Corridor creates an opportunity to reseed the area with native grass and pollinator plants. Park in the Hanns Park lot on Skyline off Redwood, and walk up the bike path to mile marker 0.34. Wear comfortable clothes, sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, and gloves. We’ll bring water, refreshments, and tools.

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

October 30, 2019, 9:30 am
Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery, 476 Johnstone Dr.
San Francisco, California 94131
+ Google Map
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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November 2019

Eastshore State Park restoration

November 3, 2019, 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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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

November 6, 2019, 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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Protect the Pallid Manzanita

November 8, 2019, 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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Rockville Trails Preserve Crew Work Days

November 9, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rockville Trails Preserve Fairfield, CA United States + Google Map

Help Solano Land Trust with the development of trails at Rockville Trails Preserve and create a long lasting memory for generations to hear about. It’s great opportunity to get outside and get some exercise while getting a sneak peek of the new trail system. We are looking for volunteers who will be able to have fun and do earth work in preparation for the new trails that will be laid out on this property. Large groups, organizations, high school clubs, and…

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Join Us in Rebuilding Trail Tread

November 9, 2019, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
China Camp State Park, 1898 N San Pedro Rd
San Rafael, CA 94901
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Join Friends of China Camp State Park in our continuing project to rebuild the tread on Shoreline Trail to make it safer and to comply with the State Park standards. This will involve a variety of tasks, some being more strenuous than others, and the choice is yours. There’s something for everyone! Volunteers 16 and older are welcome to join us. Minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian. This event is held in partnership with the California State Parks Foundation (CSPF).…

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

November 9, 2019, 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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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

November 9, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
+ Google Map

Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer: Weekend Weed Warriors

November 10, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Avenue
Hayward, California 94545
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Free

Join us in this community service activity to “pull together” and remove invasive plant species found in the salt marshes around the Interpretive Center. Bring your own gloves and trowel, or borrow ours. Volunteer event is open to ages 12+ and is held from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Please RSVP online.

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Greenfingers: Habitat Restoration at McClellan Ranch Preserve

November 13, 2019, 9:00 am - 11:30 am
McClellan Ranch Preserve, 22221 McClellan Rd
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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Help us restore a grassland meadow ecosystem and provide habitat for native wildlife at McClellan Ranch Preserve! Volunteers should expect to remove non-native species, plant native plants, bask in the sun and admire wildflowers blooming all year round. This event is rain or shine, unless otherwise notified. Waivers/Registration: All participants must register & approve the online waiver on Eventbrite registration page. Youth under 18 must have their legal guardian approve the waiver on their behalf. Volunteers under the age of…

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

November 13, 2019, 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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Stulsaft Stewards

November 13, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Stulsaft Park, 3700 Farm Hill Blvd.
Redwood City, 94061
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Stulsaft Stewards is a 10-week long afterschool program  that aims to foster ideals of environmental stewardship, community, and leadership in local high school students. It is led by Grassroots Ecology and meets on Wednesday afternoons from 3-4:30 pm at Stulsaft Park (Goodwin Ave and Recreation Way entrance). Throughout the program participants will: Assist in ongoing ecological restoration efforts at Stulsaft park (pulling weeds, planting native plants, watering) Learn about various environmental topics Connect with other high school students Create a…

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Trail work in Hanns Park

November 16, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hanns Park CA United States + Google Map

It’s time to refresh the bark path in the native grass meadow, so that park visitors can enjoy it and reduce damage to native plants. We’ll meet in Hanns Park (entrance lot is on Skyline off Redwood Parkway). Wear comfortable clothes, sturdy shoes, hat, sunscreen, and gloves. We’ll bring water, refreshments, and tools. RSVP to [email protected]

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Almaden Quicksilver Fall 2019 Bioblitz

November 16, 2019, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

A BioBlitz is an event where we find and identify as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time. At a this BioBlitz, scientists, families, students, teachers, and other community members work together to get an overall count of the plants, animals, fungi, and other organisms that live in a place. Docents will guide you and teach you to use the iNaturalist app on your smartphone or tablet to record all the living things…

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Help natives, reduce fire risk in El Cerrito’s beautiful Hillside Natural Area

November 16, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
El Cerrito Hillside Natural Area, Regency Court north, 2nd entrance, 1591 Regency Court
El Cerrito, CA 94530 United States
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Join Friends of Five Creeks and El Cerrito Trail Trekkers pulling out fire-prone French broom in the El Cerrito Hillside Natural Area, 100 acres of oak groves, meadows, and stunning views, Sat., Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet at the north end of Regency Court (1581 Regency Court on Internet maps), El Cerrito. You can walk downhill from AC Transit 7. Tools, gloves, snacks, great exercise, and good company provided. Bring a re-usable water bottle and wear long pants,…

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

November 20, 2019, 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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Stulsaft Stewards

November 20, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Stulsaft Park, 3700 Farm Hill Blvd.
Redwood City, 94061
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Stulsaft Stewards is a 10-week long afterschool program  that aims to foster ideals of environmental stewardship, community, and leadership in local high school students. It is led by Grassroots Ecology and meets on Wednesday afternoons from 3-4:30 pm at Stulsaft Park (Goodwin Ave and Recreation Way entrance). Throughout the program participants will: Assist in ongoing ecological restoration efforts at Stulsaft park (pulling weeds, planting native plants, watering) Learn about various environmental topics Connect with other high school students Create a…

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Habitat Restoration at San Tomas Aquino Creek

November 23, 2019, 9:00 am - 11:30 am
San Tomas Aquino Creek at Westmont, 5112 Westmont Ave
San Jose, CA 95130 United States
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Help us restore a riparian ecosystem and provide habitat for native wildlife along San Tomas Aquinas Creek! Volunteers should expect to remove non-native species, relax under the cool canopy of trees and learn about locally native plants. This event is rain or shine, unless otherwise notified. Waivers/Registration: All participants must register & approve the online waiver through the Eventbrite page. Youth under 18 must have their legal guardian approve the waiver on their behalf. Volunteers under the age of 13…

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

November 27, 2019, 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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Stulsaft Stewards

November 27, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Stulsaft Park, 3700 Farm Hill Blvd.
Redwood City, 94061
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Stulsaft Stewards is a 10-week long afterschool program  that aims to foster ideals of environmental stewardship, community, and leadership in local high school students. It is led by Grassroots Ecology and meets on Wednesday afternoons from 3-4:30 pm at Stulsaft Park (Goodwin Ave and Recreation Way entrance). Throughout the program participants will: Assist in ongoing ecological restoration efforts at Stulsaft park (pulling weeds, planting native plants, watering) Learn about various environmental topics Connect with other high school students Create a…

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December 2019

Eastshore State Park restoration

December 1, 2019, 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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Giving Tuesday–Volunteer at the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden!

December 3, 2019, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Giving Tuesday is all about giving! Give your time this year! Please join us at the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden to help us maintain the beautiful rose bushes! While it is important for the roses to go dormant during this time of the year, the weeds continue to grow! Please join us as we work on each rose bed, weeding and removing all the invasive plants! Your work will help create healthy and vibrant roses, next spring! Bring a…

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

December 4, 2019, 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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Stulsaft Stewards

December 4, 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Stulsaft Park, 3700 Farm Hill Blvd.
Redwood City, 94061
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Stulsaft Stewards is a 10-week long afterschool program  that aims to foster ideals of environmental stewardship, community, and leadership in local high school students. It is led by Grassroots Ecology and meets on Wednesday afternoons from 3-4:30 pm at Stulsaft Park (Goodwin Ave and Recreation Way entrance). Throughout the program participants will: Assist in ongoing ecological restoration efforts at Stulsaft park (pulling weeds, planting native plants, watering) Learn about various environmental topics Connect with other high school students Create a…

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Greenfingers: Habitat Restoration at McClellan Ranch Preserve

December 6, 2019, 9:00 am - 11:30 am
McClellan Ranch Preserve, 22221 McClellan Rd
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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Help us restore a grassland meadow ecosystem and provide habitat for native wildlife at McClellan Ranch Preserve! Volunteers should expect to remove non-native species, plant native plants, bask in the sun and admire wildflowers blooming all year round. This event is rain or shine, unless otherwise notified. Waivers/Registration: All participants must register & approve the online waiver on Eventbrite registration page. Youth under 18 must have their legal guardian approve the waiver on their behalf. Volunteers under the age of…

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Sorrel Saturdays at Redwood Grove Nature Preserve

December 7, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Los Altos Redwood Grove, 482 University Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94022 United States
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Sorrel Saturdays at Redwood Grove Nature Preserve Join your fellow community members on the 1st Saturdays of every month through winter 2019 and spring 2020 to bolster Adobe Creek’s banks and Redwood Grove’s native habitat. Depending on weather, we will be weeding, mulching, staking willows, and installing native plants. Registration:  All participants must register & approve the online waiver. Youth under 18 must have their legal guardian approve the waiver on their behalf. Grassroots Ecology encourages people from all identities…

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Join Us for a Winter Spring Cleaning

December 7, 2019, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
China Camp State Park, 1898 N San Pedro Rd
San Rafael, CA 94901
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After a long year of wear and tear from trail work and maintenance projects, our maintenance shop and tools could use some TLC. We will be cleaning, repairing and organizing our tools and supplies. The work will range from dusting to  rearranging to labeling…a little something for everyone. Lunch is provided. Limited free camping is available to registered volunteers. Ages 16 and up are welcome. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. To register, please go to the California…

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Chip the Parking Lot at Happy Hollow Park & Zoo!

December 7, 2019, 4:45 pm - 8:00 pm

During the winter season, we like to prep for a beautiful spring! By adding wood chip, at a depth of 6 to 8 inches, the weed seeds won't grow--because they won't get any sunlight! All seeds need sunlight for growth! Please come join us as we spread chip around the parking lot planter areas, creating a solid layer of thick chip, which will then inhibit the growth of the weeds, without chemicals! In the spring, we'll have a beautifully landscaped…

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Protect the Pallid Manzanita

December 8, 2019, 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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Volunteer: Weekend Weed Warriors

December 8, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center, 4901 Breakwater Avenue
Hayward, California 94545
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Free

Join us in this community service activity to “pull together” and remove invasive plant species found in the salt marshes around the Interpretive Center. Bring your own gloves and trowel, or borrow ours. Volunteer event is open to ages 12+ and is held from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Please RSVP online.

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Greenfingers: Habitat Restoration at McClellan Ranch Preserve

December 11, 2019, 9:00 am - 11:30 am
McClellan Ranch Preserve, 22221 McClellan Rd
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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Help us restore a grassland meadow ecosystem and provide habitat for native wildlife at McClellan Ranch Preserve! Volunteers should expect to remove non-native species, plant native plants, bask in the sun and admire wildflowers blooming all year round. This event is rain or shine, unless otherwise notified. Waivers/Registration: All participants must register & approve the online waiver on Eventbrite registration page. Youth under 18 must have their legal guardian approve the waiver on their behalf. Volunteers under the age of…

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

December 11, 2019, 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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Volunteer with the Trail Crew

December 14, 2019, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 us
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Free

Since 1969, the Big Basin Volunteer Trail Crew has helped make it possible for others to safely enjoy the beauty of our park. The trail crew meets the second Saturday of each month, rain or shine. A typical workday lasts until mid-afternoon. Please bring your own work gloves, lunch, and water. Join us for a unique perspective of Big Basin, a lively and productive experience with others who share a love of these redwood forests, and the satisfaction of participating…

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Rockville Trails Preserve Crew Work Days

December 14, 2019, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rockville Trails Preserve Fairfield, CA United States + Google Map

Help Solano Land Trust with the development of trails at Rockville Trails Preserve and create a long lasting memory for generations to hear about. It’s great opportunity to get outside and get some exercise while getting a sneak peek of the new trail system. We are looking for volunteers who will be able to have fun and do earth work in preparation for the new trails that will be laid out on this property. Large groups, organizations, high school clubs, and…

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

December 14, 2019, 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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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Volunteer with the Alum Rock Trail Crew!

December 14, 2019, 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Alum Rock Park – 15350 Penitencia Creek Rd. San Jose CA 95127, 2654 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA United States
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Like to be active? Enjoy natural landscapes? Is hiking a favorite hobby? If yes, please join us every 2nd Saturday for the Alum Rock Trail Crew! Volunteers hike to a work site, improve the trails by leveling pathways, trimming back greenery growth and accomplishing other tasks that make the dirt trails safe for all! All tools and training provided Please wear sturdy shoes, as the trails are uneven Bring a filled water bottle that you can carry with you If…

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

December 18, 2019, 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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LEJ – Nursery Volunteer Day – December 21

December 21, 2019, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for a great day supporting the Literacy for Environmental Justice’s Candlestick Point Native Plant Nursery on Saturday,  December 21. Lunch will be provided at 12:30pm. This volunteer activity helps ensure the nursery is in great shape and that plants are ready to be planted in public parks right here in Southeast San Francisco, contributing to wildlife habitat and enhancing our open spaces. To sign-up, please visit our Google Form!

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

December 25, 2019, 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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January 2020

Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

January 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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Sorrel Saturdays at Redwood Grove Nature Preserve

January 4, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Los Altos Redwood Grove, 482 University Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94022 United States
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Sorrel Saturdays at Redwood Grove Nature Preserve Join your fellow community members on the 1st Saturdays of every month through winter 2019 and spring 2020 to bolster Adobe Creek’s banks and Redwood Grove’s native habitat. Depending on weather, we will be weeding, mulching, staking willows, and installing native plants. Registration:  All participants must register & approve the online waiver. Youth under 18 must have their legal guardian approve the waiver on their behalf. Grassroots Ecology encourages people from all identities…

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Eastshore State Park restoration

January 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

January 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

January 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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High School Earth Stewards at McClellan Ranch Preserve

January 10, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
McClellan Ranch Preserve, 22221 McClellan Rd
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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Earth Stewards is a 16 week long high school afterschool program led by Grassroots Ecology that meets on Friday afternoons from 4-5:30 pm at McClellan Ranch Preserve.  Throughout the program participants will: Assist in ongoing ecological restoration efforts on the preserve (pulling weeds, planting native plants, watering) Learn various environmental topics as well identify flora and fauna on the preserve Collect environmental data through surveying and vegetation monitoring Learn about college and career options in the environmental field Connect with…

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Stewardship Day with Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful at North Coyote Valley

January 11, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
North Coyote Valley Conservation Area San Jose, CA 95130 United States + Google Map

The Open Space Authority is excited to host Keep Coyote Beautiful for a stewardship day in North Coyote Valley Conservation Area. We will focus our efforts on invasive plant removal and trash abatement to improve wildlife habitat and visitor’s experiences. We hope you are excited to visit and help out at this new open space! The North Coyote Valley Conservation Area is our newest commitment to protecting critical wildlife habitat and watersheds for the residents of Santa Clara Valley. The…

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Volunteer with the Trail Crew

January 11, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, 21600 Big Basin Way
Boulder Creek, CA 95006 us
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Free

Since 1969, the Big Basin Volunteer Trail Crew has helped make it possible for others to safely enjoy the beauty of our park. The trail crew meets the second Saturday of each month, rain or shine. A typical workday lasts until mid-afternoon. Please bring your own work gloves, lunch, and water. Join us for a unique perspective of Big Basin, a lively and productive experience with others who share a love of these redwood forests, and the satisfaction of participating…

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

January 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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Volunteer at the Municipal Rose Garden Annual Pruning!

Every year the 3,500 rose bushes need to be pruned! Please bring a friend, your work team and/or your family to help us prune the roses! Come make a difference at one of San Jose's most iconic destinations! Tools and Training provided! No pre-registration, simply show-up and help-out! Families--come volunteer together! Teens--earn community service hours! Scouts--volunteer with your troop! Please wear closed-toe shoes. Bring a filled water bottle! The event goes on: rain or shine! http://www.sanjoseca.gov/calendar.aspx?EID=7030

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

January 15, 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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High School Earth Stewards at McClellan Ranch Preserve

January 17, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
McClellan Ranch Preserve, 22221 McClellan Rd
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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Earth Stewards is a 16 week long high school afterschool program led by Grassroots Ecology that meets on Friday afternoons from 4-5:30 pm at McClellan Ranch Preserve.  Throughout the program participants will: Assist in ongoing ecological restoration efforts on the preserve (pulling weeds, planting native plants, watering) Learn various environmental topics as well identify flora and fauna on the preserve Collect environmental data through surveying and vegetation monitoring Learn about college and career options in the environmental field Connect with…

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Plant natives on Codornices Creek

January 18, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Codornices Creek at 8th St., S. edge University Village, 1101 Eighth St.
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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On Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, Friends of Five Creeks and Albany Parks Department partner to plant natives and remove invasives along Codornices Creek, our area’s only trout stream. All ages welcome — volunteers get lunch and a t-shirt. Meet at the “outdoor classroom” at 8th Street and the creek, one block north of Harrison, on the Berkeley-Albany border and the south edge of University Village. Tools, gloves, snacks, and good company provided. Bring a re-usable water bottle and wear…

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Lake Dalwigk Restoration

January 19, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Dalwigk CA United States + Google Map

We’re heading into the second year of habitat restoration work at Lake Dalwigk, and we need your help! For this portion of the work, we’ll be planting grass and sedge plugs along one side of the park. Wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes, hat, sunscreen and gloves. We will provide all the necessary tools, as well as refreshments. Park on Fifth Street, at Bennett Ave. Walk up the park path towards Curtola Avenue, and you’ll see our group. Please RSVP…

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Sutro Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Day

January 22, 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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