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July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
The Lake Merritt Institute works under contract with the City of Oakland to maintain and restore Lake Merritt, the nation's oldest wildlife refuge. The institute and its volunteers remove 1,000 to 6,000 pounds of trash from the lake each month and conduct education about urban runoff, the biggest source of water pollution in the lake.
December 09, 2011 by Beth Slatkin
From whale-watching expeditions to wildflower forays to the annual Christmas Bird Count, naturalist David Wimpfheimer takes great pleasure in leading people on what he likes to call natural "treasure hunts."