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Friends of Five Creeks

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Friends of Five Creeks is an all-volunteer group working hands-on to protect and restore the creeks and watersheds of North Berkeley, Albany, and south El Cerrito and Richmond, in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Please join us at weekend work parties, weekday "weed warrior" sessions, interpretive walks, talks, tables at fairs and festivals, and much more, from art-making to bug hunts. We welcome youth, school, and other groups.

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Friends of Baxter Creek

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Friends of Baxter Creek works on behalf of the Baxter Creek watershed in Richmond and El Cerrito, in the East Bay.

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Friends of Corte Madera Creek Watershed

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Friends of Corte Madera Creek Watershed, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, was founded in 1995 to protect the remaining natural ecosystems of this Marin County watershed, especially those relating to urbanized creeks and wetlands, and where possible to increase the diversity of these ecosystems.

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California Watershed Network

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

California Watershed Network is a non-profit organization formed in 2000, with the mission to help people protect and restore the natural environments of California’s watersheds while ensuring healthy and sustainable communities.

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Alameda Creek Alliance

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Alameda Creek Alliance is a volunteer-based community watershedgroup working to restore native steelhead trout to Alameda Creek.

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Bringing Light to Dragonfly Creek

October 14, 2011 by Richard Karevoll

Workers at the Presidio are working to restore a stretch of creek that's been buried for nearly a century. Soon enough, Dragonfly Creek should, once again, be alive with its namesake insects.

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Life of a Birdwatcher

May 13, 2011 by Beth Slatkin

To locals who walk the Jewel Lake trail in Tilden Regional Park, East Bay native Phila Rogers is a familiar and beloved presence: She leads regular walks for Golden Gate Audubon to her favorite birding spots, and she's also one of the founding members of Save Strawberry Canyon. Here, Phila shares the influences that led to a life of birdwatching, nature writing, and activism.

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Seeking Creeks, Confronting Sea Level Rise

July 01, 2009 by Aleta George

Kids take the Creek Seeker Express to Martinez to learn about the creeks that run through our neighborhoods, while a new juried exhibit shows off designers' ideas for confronting sea level rise.

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Getting to Work on Tennessee Hollow

September 05, 2008 by Laura Hautala

The Presidio's Tennessee Hollow watershed is steeped in history. And it's a magnet for wildlife. Now, the Presidio Trust is embarking on an ambitious restoration project. Find out how you can take part.

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