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Volunteers for Outdoor California

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Volunteers for Outdoor California engages the community to build and maintain trails and restore natural habitat. V-O-Cal works in partnership with public agencies and other non-profit organizations and conducts large weekend stewardship projects all over Northern California.

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East Bay Trail Dogs

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

East Bay Trail Dogs is a volunteer organization maintaining trails throughout Contra Costa and Alameda counties.

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Acterra

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Acterra brings people together to create local solutions that enhance the natural environment through programs focusing on home greenhouse gas emissions reduction; large-scale volunteer education and habitat restoration projects, including a program especially for youth and a native plant nursery; environmental leadership training; and dissemination of information through workshops, an environmental information resource center, and a calendar of local environmental news and events.

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A Little Help from Our Friends

January 01, 2012 by Joan Hamilton

In spring 2011, the bad news about California's state parks hit: 70 parks were slated for closure by July 2012, including 18 in the Bay Area. Since then, volunteers, nonprofits, and public agencies have mobilized to contain the damage. At Henry Coe State Park, donations will keep the park running with existing staff. In Sonoma, closure loomed for five parks and groups have joined forces to create new models of park operation.

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The Key to Willow Creek

October 01, 2007 by Gina Covina

Thanks to the efforts of dozens of volunteers, a biologically rich watershed on the Russian River has become one of the newest additions to our state park system.

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