Since 2012, the El Cerrito nonprofit ECTT has built two new trails: Motorcycle Hill Trail and another called Lower Snowdon Trail. Both of these are in the Hillside Natural Area, 85 acres of city-owned open space in El Cerrito.
There are pop-up kitchens, pop-up retail stores … so why not pop-up gardens? One San Francisco group is taking over vacant lots until they are developed.
Election coverage: Almost half of Midpen’s lands are closed to the public, but that could change if Peninsula voters approve funding for projects.
Removing French broom might as well be a message for Earth Day 2014 — pull the weeds is your backyard, however intractable they might be.
A blue heron cam will be watching the majestic birds nest on Stow Lake this year to aid in research and public education.