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January 2018

MLK Day of Service: Planting Trees on the Richmond Greenway

January 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Richmond Greenway -20th Street, Ohio and Chanslor Aves
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Come out with your friends, family and neighbors to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at 20th Street on the Richmond Greenway. Join us as we plant trees and be a part of this annual festive and inspiration event at the Lillie Mae Jones Trail! From 9am - 12pm, we will have a tree planting at our 20th Street site on the Richmond Greenway. Please register first at 16th Street / Greenway! MLK Day City of Richmond Waiver. Sign…

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MLK Day of Service on the Richmond Greenway

January 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Richmond Greenway – 6th Street, 6th and Ohio
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Join us on the Richmond Greenway, and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service with friends, family and neighbors. Be a part of this annual festive and inspiration event!  From 9am – 12pm, we will have a series of volunteer projects at our 6th-8th Street site on the Richmond Greenway, including: *Habitat restoration and planting, *Learn how bioswales and rain gardens filter and clean street runoff, *Remove trash from the Greenway. To participate - please sign waiver, either day of…

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February 2018

February Second Saturday: Gardening on the Richmond Greenway

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Richmond Greenway – 6th Street, 6th and Ohio
Richmond, CA 94804 United States

Please join The Watershed Project in our garden and enjoy being out in nature on the Richmond Greenway 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 to…

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CANCELLED: Plant willow poles on Rheem Creek

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wanlass Park, 2999 21st St., Rivers St and San Pablo Ave
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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This event has been cancelled. We apologize for the short notice, but hope to see you at a future event hosted by The Watershed Project!   Come join The Watershed Project as we plant willow poles on the banks of Rheem Creek at Wanlass Park in San Pablo. Help us reshape the creek's landscape as we plant willow poles to bring needed shade to the creek to eliminate invasive cattails and promote a colder, healthier water flow. Come help with an…

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March 2018

March Second Saturday on the Richmond Greenway

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Richmond Greenway – 6th Street, 6th and Ohio
Richmond, CA 94804 United States

Please join The Watershed Project in our garden and enjoy being out in nature on the Richmond Greenway 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 to…

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Plant a bioswale at Carlson Meadow

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Carlson Meadow, Carlson Blvd near Ohio Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Come join The Watershed Project and Groundwork Richwork to learn about our rain gardens and bioswales as we plant a new bioswale at Carlson Meadow. Enjoy a day out in nature sheet-mulching and planting native plants in a beautiful park on the Richmond Greenway. We will be planting rushes and various water-loving plants  as we construct our bioswale to filter and contain urban stormwater runoff. We'll provide gloves, tools, snacks and water. No experience is necessary: be ready to get…

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April 2018

April Second Saturday on the Richmond Greenway

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
20th & the Richmond Greenway, 20th & Ohio on the Richmond Greenway
Richmond, 94804

Join us for a community volunteer event at 19th Street on the Greenway, sheetmulching a new bioswale. Come see our Greenway rain garden and bioswale in action, filtering and absorbing recent storm runoff. We'll have a fun day outside weeding, planting native plants and sheetmulching while soaking up all the signs of spring. We are converting an old railroad track into a beautiful pedestrian/cycling park that runs through Richmond. No experience necessary and children are welcome, accompanied by an adult.…

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