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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 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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East Bay Municipal Utility District

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) supplies water and provides wastewater treatment for parts of Alameda and Contra Costa counties. EBMUD also manages more than 25,000 acres of watershed lands, some of which allow hiking b permit.

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Coastal Watershed Council

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

To preserve and protect coastal watersheds through community stewardship, education and monitoring.

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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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Bay Institute

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

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The Saved and the Dammed

July 01, 2008 by Sarah Sweedler

For better and worse, the upper reach of the Pilarcitos watershed on the Peninsula was dammed to supply water to San Francisco in the 1860s. The surrounding land has been protected and kept off-limits to the public ever since, allowing rare species to thrive here. That includes the marbled murrelet, which nests only in old-growth conifers, such as Douglas fir. But the dam and other impacts also leave less water in the creek for oceangoing steelhead. Now, a diverse group of stakeholders has come together to chart a brighter future for the fish and the creek.

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Invasion of the New Zealand Mud Snail

April 01, 2008 by Aleta George

The scientists and volunteers with the Coho and Steelhead Monitoring Program don’t yet have to deal with New Zealand mud ...

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