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MLK Day of Service: Habitat Restoration at Point Pinole

January 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service with The Watershed Project and the East Bay Regional Park District at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline on Monday, January 15th to enjoy a morning of giving back to your community.

We will be engaging in many fun activities that help improve the health of this beautiful park, including:

*Restore habitat by planting native plant species (read more about why planting native plants encourages thriving ecosystems and biodiversity here)

*Removing invasive plant species from the shoreline

*Picking up trash from the shoreline before it becomes marine debris (read more here about why we don’t want more trash in the ocean)¬†

-Free refreshments will be provided as you work hard to clean our shoreline!

-We will provide tools, gloves and buckets, but bring your own if you can so everyone has a chance to pitch in. Don’t forget your own reusable water bottle, if you have one!

-Wear comfortable clothing that might get dirty and sturdy closed-toe shoes.

mlk, point pinole-Children are welcome, but MUST be accompanied by an adult and those under 18 require a waiver signed by a legal guardian.

-This is a great opportunity for school and volunteer groups, but please let us know your group is coming so we can plan our supplies (and snacks!) accordingly.

-Valid for Community Service hours.

-Heavy rain cancels, but we will be out there in the sun, fog, and light drizzle.

RSVP for this free event on EventBrite here. For more information or waivers, please contact Paula: paula@thewatershedproject.org, (510) 665-3430.

Why RSVP for a free event? It helps our organizing team plan for the event, and ensures they will bring enough supplies (gloves, buckets, bags, etc), refreshments, and staff to make the event as successful as possible. Thank you for helping out!

We look forward to seeing you at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline!

History of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service:

In 1994 Congress designated Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a national day of volunteer service.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. sought to forge the common ground on which people from all walks of life could join together to address important community issues. The King Day of Service brings together people who might not ordinarily meet, breaks down barriers that have divided us in the past, leads to better understanding and ongoing relationships.

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Venue

Point Pinole Regional Shoreline
5551 Giant Highway
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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Organizer

The Watershed Project