San Francisco Bay Trail Connects Berkeley and Albany Portions of McLaughlin Eastshore State Park

East Bay Regional Park District connected a stretch of San Francisco Bay Trail between Gilman Street and Albany Beach, formerly a key gap between the Berkeley and Albany portions of McLaughlin Eastshore State Park. SF Chronicle Article Link: New bayside trail in East Bay offers easy access — and refuge in troubled times, June 8, 2020 Photos captured by Patricia Jones.  

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CESP, Point Molate Alliance, and Multiple Individuals and Groups Respond to Inadequacies in Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (DSEIR) for Richmond’s Point Molate Development Project

Multiple organizations and individuals respond to the inadequate DSEIR prepared for the Point Molate  Mixed-Use Development Project by the April 30, 2020 deadline. See responses below: Citizens for East Shore Parks Attorney Flashman comments on behalf of CESP, SPRAWLDEF and Point Molate Alliance Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter Point Molate Alliance Sally Tobin, CESP Board Member Tony Brake, Avian Specialist - Appendices: Birds of Point Molate San Pablo Peninsula, Map of Osprey Nests Golden Hour Restoration Institute     ...

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Press Release: Point Molate Fiscal Impact Assessment Raises Questions about City’s Due Diligence

Planned sale and development of Point Molate could cost Richmond $3.5 million dollars a year. New Fiscal Impact Assessment raises questions about City’s Due Diligence Given the city of Richmond has failed to carry out a fiscal impact analysis on its plan to sell Point Molate to the Southern California based SunCal real-estate corporation - as would be expected if it were exercising reasonable due diligence - three citizen groups have commissioned one. The analysis by Alexander Quinn, Director of Sustainable Economics at Hatch, the globally respected business and ...

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The Community Plan for Point Molate, by Point Molate Alliance

The Point Molate Alliance has formed to save Point Molate. CESP (including its members and supporters), Citizens for a Sustainable Point Molate, the Sierra Club, SPRAWLDEF and other groups and environmentalists and people concerned with open government have banded together under this new banner to preserve and protect the legacy that we all want to pass along to the next generations. To counter the housing-heavy visions for Point Molate put forth by the City’s consultants, the Point Molate Alliance developed The Community Plan as an alternative. Along with other ...

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CESP Summer 2018 Newsletter – Update August 2018

View CESP's updated Shore Lines newsletter featuring Point Molate, recent updates at the Albany shoreline, Zeneca site, Earth Day 2018, and special honors for CESP Board member Doris Sloan.   Click the image below to view the newsletter.  

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CESP held largest Visualizing Sea Rise Event. 300 plus people at the Albany Shoreline as part of Earth Day 2018.

Read more about CESP's Resilient Shoreline Program and the Visualizing Sea Level Rise Event here: https://eastshorepark.org/our-projects/the-resilient-shoreline/

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Earth Day 2018 Photo Gallery

Click the image below to view the Earth Day 2018 Photo Booth gallery.   Click the image below to view Earth Day 2018 event photos.  

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CESP recently tabled at Patagonia store in San Francisco to talk about sea rise to staff and customers. Great outreach event.

CESP tabled at the Patagonia Store in San Francisco on March 10, 2018, 12pm-2pm to talk about consequences of sea rise along our shoreline.

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Albany Neck and Bulb Bird Survey in partnership with Golden Gate Audubon

ALBANY NECK AND BULB BIRD SURVEY Citizens for East Shore Parks (CESP) and Golden Gate Audubon Society East Bay Conservation Committee (GGAS EBCC) collaborated to conduct a bird survey at the Albany Neck and Bulb July 2015 – June 2016. Click the image below to learn more about the Albany Neck and Bulb Bird Survey by CESP and Golden Gate Audubon Society.

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East Bay Times: SF Bay shoreline slowly sinking, areas at risk of major flooding as waters rise due to climate change

NEW STUDY SF Bay shoreline slowly sinking Areas at risk of major flooding as waters rise due to climate change By Paul Rogers, East Bay Times, March 8, 2018 progers@bayareanewsgroup.com   Major parts of San Francisco Bay’s shoreline are slowly sinking, a new scientific study has found, dramatically increasing the risk of billions of dollars of flooding in the coming decades as sea level rise continues due to climate change.   Much of the bay’s shoreline, because it is built on mud that compacts over time, is sinking at about 2 ...

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