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August 2018

August Second Saturday on the Richmond Greenway

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Richmond Greenway – 8th Street, Ohio Ave and 8th Street at the Richmond Greenway
Richmond, CA

Please join The Watershed Project in our garden and enjoy being out in nature on the Richmond Greenway at 8th Street and Ohio Ave for our monthly Second Saturday event. We plant and tend to unique Low Impact Design projects that not only construct beautiful native habitat gardens, but also filter pollutants out of the stormwater. Our Second Saturday activities might include -Planting in our Habitat Garden, Bioswale, Native Grassland, or Rain Garden -Tree planting -Removal of invasive plants -Mulching to protect soil -Propagation -Tending…

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September 2018

34th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day at Shimada Friendship Park

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shimada Friendship Park, Peninsula Drive and Marina Bay Pkwy
Richmond, CA United States

Come join The Watershed Project staff for Coastal Cleanup Day, the state’s largest shoreline cleanup project. On this international day of action, volunteers are needed to remove massive debris that accumulates on our beaches and inland shorelines. Together, we can help protect marine habitat. Bring your families and friends. Volunteers will walk the Bay Trail and the edge of the salt marsh picking up trash and debris.  All materials are provided, but bring your own reusable items- plastic baskets, bags,…

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34th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day at Albany Beach and Bulb

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Albany Beach & Bulb, 1 Buchanan Street
Albany, CA 94706

Come join The Watershed Project staff for Coastal Cleanup Day, the state’s largest shoreline cleanup project.  On this international day of action, volunteers are needed to remove massive amounts of debris that accumulates on our beaches and inland shorelines. Together, we can help protect marine habitat and beautify our beaches. Bring your families and friends. All materials are provided, but bring your own reusable items- plastic baskets, bags, gloves and water bottles- if you can. Sand sifters are also useful…

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Coastal Cleanup Day at the Wildcat Creek Fish Ladder

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
North Richmond Ball Park, 1898 Fred Jackson Way
Richmond, 94801 United States

The Wildcat-San Pablo Creeks Watershed Council is conducting a Maintenance and Monitoring Project on the Wildcat Creek Fish Ladder to help better understand its operation in terms of fish passage. As part of that plan Trout Unlimited, the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Cities of San Pablo and Richmond, and other for-profit and non-profit organizations will be cleaning out the ladder on Coastal Cleanup Day in preparation for…

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Wildcat Creek Fish Ladder Clean Out #2

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Richmond Ball Park, 1898 Fred Jackson Way
Richmond, 94801 United States

Call for Volunteers - Let’s Finish The Job ! Where: Meet at North Richmond Ballpark, along Fred Jackson Way (or drive to the fish ladder via DaVilla Road which runs just north of the Ballpark and Verde Elementary School) When: 9:00AM - Noon,  Saturday September 29th, 2018 What to bring? Volunteers should bring gloves, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, long pants, and sturdy shoes or boots. It may be dusty so some may wish to bring a dust mask. Tools and supplies…

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October 2018

Greenway Workday and Mural Celebration

October 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
17th St and the Richmond Greenway, 2 17th Street
Richmond, CA 94801 United States

      Please join us in celebrating the installation of our new mural created by artist Rebeca Garcia-Gonzales and local residents. We’re inviting everyone to come help us in the morning working in our bioswale we are creating. Stay for the celebration of the new mural! The meeting location is on the Richmond Greenway between 17th and 18th off of Chanslor Ave. Our community work time is from 9:30-11:30am followed by our grand opening! A light lunch will be provided…

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November 2018

CANCELLED due to wildfire smoke – Second Saturday on the Richmond Greenway

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Carlson Meadow, Carlson Meadow
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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We apologize for the late notice, but due to the Camp Fire east of Chico, we have cancelled our Second Saturday event due to the smoke that has inundated the San Francisco Bay Area. Thank you for your understanding.  Everyone is welcome to join us at our monthly volunteer work party! Help plant our bioswale at Carlson Meadow with native plants and learn more about how urban green spaces contribute to a healthy environment. Carlson Meadow is at the intersection…

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