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Merritt College Environmental Programs

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Merritt Community College Environmental and Watershed Center offers low cost and free outdoor field workshops, hikes, courses, as well as full certificates and majors in Ecological Restoration and Watershed Management, Ranger Naturalist and Outdoor Education, Urban Farming, Green Building, and Human Ecology, Policy, and Environmental Justice. Our center is located between 2 wildlands parks in the Oakland Hills.

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Marin Baylands Advocates

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Marin Baylands Advocates (MBA) is an all volunteer group of environmentalists in Marin County, California. They are dedicated to permanently protecting baylands along the eastern shoreline of Marin County, bordering San Pablo and San Francisco Bays.Together with fiduciary agent, the Marin Audubon Society (MAS), they achieve their goals by raising funds from individuals and foundations to acquire privately owned bayland properties, and to educate about the value of baylands. These funds are administered through the Marin Baylands Fund or the Marin Community Foundation.

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Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Established in 1981, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy is the nonprofit partner that supports and assists the Golden Gate National Parks in research, interpretation, and conservation programs at its complex of parks and facilities that includes Fort Point National Historic Site, Muir Woods National Monument, Alcatraz Island, Marin Headlands, Nike Missile Site, Fort Mason, and the Presidio of San Francisco.

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Golden Gate Audubon Society

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Founded in 1917, Golden Gate Audubon is dedicated to protecting Bay Area birds, other wildlife, and their natural habitats. They conserve and restore wildlife habitats, connect people of all ages and backgrounds with the natural world, and educate and engage Bay Area residents in the protection of our shared, local environment.

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Friends of the Napa River

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Friends of the Napa River is a nonprofit community organization dedicated to the restoration, protection and celebration of the Napa River and its watershed. Their home is in the old Sawyer Tannery at 68 Coombs St. They are a diverse group, providing the community’s voice for a healthy river that has been neglected too long.

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Friends of Sausal Creek

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The Friends of Sausal Creek (FOSC) are a group of residents, teachers, students, merchants, and elected officials working together with the City of Oakland and County of Alameda to improve the Sausal Creek watershed.

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Friends of San Bruno Mountain

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Friends of San Bruno Mountain provides educational opportunities at San Bruno Mountain State and County Park, restores habitat for endangered plants and animals, and builds appreciation of the unique San Bruno Mountain ecosystem through publications and hands-on community activities.

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Friends of San Leandro Creek

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

This group’s mission is to restore and enhance San Leandro Creek, to increase its potential as a visual and recreational amenity, to preserve its cultural and natural history and to make San Leandro Creek an economically attractive resource, and to promote a healthy environment for its native flora and fauna.

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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 Edgewood Natural Preserve

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Friends of Edgewood is a volunteer group that supports Edgewood County Park on the Peninsula. The group organizes docent-led wildflower walks, assists in restoration work at the park, and maps the park’s resources.

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