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September 2019

35th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day at Shimada Friendship Park

September 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shimada Friendship Park, Peninsula Drive and Marina Bay Pkwy
Richmond, CA United States

REGISTER HERE 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…

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November 2019

Moonlight Oyster Monitoring – 11/12

November 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, 3000 Atlas Road
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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Calling all oyster enthusiasts! It’s that time of year again – time to get out on the mudflats and monitor oysters at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline. Over the course of several years, volunteers built 100 reef balls which were deployed in 2013 as substrate for the native Olympia oyster. Twice a year we go out and survey everything that's growing on the reef balls, from algae to oysters and other invertebrates. Due to the tide schedule in the fall we’ll…

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Moonlight Oyster Monitoring – 11/14

November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, 3000 Atlas Road
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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Calling all oyster enthusiasts! It’s that time of year again – time to get out on the mudflats and monitor oysters at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline. Over the course of several years, volunteers built 100 reef balls which were deployed in 2013 as substrate for the native Olympia oyster. Twice a year we go out and survey everything that's growing on the reef balls, from algae to oysters and other invertebrates. Due to the tide schedule in the fall we’ll…

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Tour of Essig Museum of Entomology

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Essig Museum of Entomology Research, Valley Life Sciences Bldg (1170), UC Berkeley - Valley Life Sciences Building (1170)
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States

Join us for an exciting and educational tour of the Essig Museum of Entomology at UC Berkeley!

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June 2020

Water Data Science Symposium

June 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - June 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Free

The California Water Boards are hosting this free, annual event online this year. Attend to learn about how water quality monitoring generates meaningful data to inform water quality management decisions. This year there is a specific focus on including folks not within the scientific community, and speakers will be making their presentations understandable and interesting to community members from all backgrounds. The Watershed Project will be co-presenting on our Explore Contra Costa Creeks app (https://app.thewatershedproject.org/), and in general, presentations will…

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August 2021

Wildcat Creek Cleanup Day 1

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Watershed Project is conducting a trash assessment in Wildcat Creek in North Richmond! A trash assessment is a type of cleanup that includes measuring the amount and type of trash in a given area. We will need extra hands to help remove trash from the creek--volunteers should be physically able to navigate uneven, sloped terrain and lift and carry objects. For more information or to volunteer, please contact Paula White at paula@thewatershedproject.org.

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Wildcat Creek Cleanup Day 2

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Watershed Project is conducting a trash assessment in Wildcat Creek in North Richmond! A trash assessment is a type of cleanup that includes measuring the amount and type of trash in a given area. We will need extra hands to help remove trash from the creek--volunteers should be physically able to navigate uneven, sloped terrain and lift and carry objects. For more information or to volunteer, please contact Paula White at paula@thewatershedproject.org.

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