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Earth Day – Aramburu Island Enhancement

Saturday, April 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

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Our partners at Richardson Bay Audubon Center have worked tirelessly to convert this 17-acre island from an eroding, unproductive, bay dredge dumpsite into prime shorebird and wildlife habitat.

Volunteers are our main force removing invasive plant brutes and planting and caring for wildlife beneficial native plants such as Pickleweed, Gum Plant, and Ambrosia. Additional activites include removing litter, native seed collection, plant propagation in the nursery, shoreline rebuilding, and community led wildlife studies.

Join us as we team up with our friends at Audubon to help them in the enhancement process. Transportation to the island is provided by Richardson Bay Audubon. Volunteer work is mildly strenuous and involves bending, pulling, and kneeling.

Recommended for ages 12 and up; anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a supervising adult. Dress in layers you can get dirty, wear sturdy shoes, and bring water and snacks. Please bring gloves if you have them.

In the event of heavy rain and/or high winds call (415) 763-2977 to find out about event status. In the event of cancellation, program will be rescheduled.

RSVP required; due to the capacity of the boat, space is limited to 10 volunteers.
Questions or to RSVP: Contact Fabiola Torres at ftorres@audubon.org at (415) 388-2524 ext. 109.

Meet at Richardson Bay Audubon Center

Directions: From Hwy 101 in Mill Valley, take the exit for Tiburon Blvd (Hwy 131). Take Tiburon Blvd east for 1 mile. Turn right onto Greenwood Cove Dr. Greenwood Cove becomes Greenwood Beach Rd. Parking is in gravel pullouts on the right side of the road.

Details

Date:
Saturday, April 20
Time:
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://richardsonbay.audubon.org/programs/aramburu-island-enhancement
 

Organizer

marin County Parks.org
Phone:
(415) 473-438
Email:
KWalsh@marincounty.org
Website:
https://www.marincountyparks.org/Depts/PK.aspx

Other

Your Name (this will not appear on the event listing)
milton

Venue

Aramburu Island
Meet at 36 Harbor Cove Way (near the Strawberry Public Dock), Mill Valley, CA + Google Map
Phone:
415 763-2977