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East Bay Times: Sea level rise, flooding are focus of Berkeley event

A 2-meter sea-level rise would flood railroad tracks in Oakland and the Bay Bridge toll plaza, organizers say   This patch of wetlands is part of the Eastshore State Park that borders the San Francisco only on-ramp from Emeryville. (Laura Oda/The Oakland Tribune)   By TOM LOCHNER | tlochner@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group July 25, 2017 at 6:30 am   BERKELEY — The public is invited to make a statement dramatizing sea level rise at McLaughlin Eastshore State Park on July 29. “Visualizing Sea-level Rise,” scheduled from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., will feature volunteers holding up blue banners along ...

Shorelines: News from CESP – Summer 2017

CESP mailed out the Summer 2017 Shorelines newsletter. The digital version is available to view here. You may also pick up a hard copy at an upcoming event: Visualizing Sea-level Rise Event Saturday, July 29, 9:30 am - 11:30 am McLaughlin Eastshore State Park, Berkeley at the corner of Frontage Rd. and University Ave.   Solano Avenue Stroll Sunday, September 10, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Solano Avenue, Albany/Berkeley   Coastal Cleanup Saturday, September 16 More details to come.   Visualizing Sea-level Rise Event Saturday, October 7, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Pt. Pinole Regional Shoreline Park

Visualizing Sea-Level Rise @ McLaughlin Eastshore State Park

Join Citizens for East Shore Parks (CESP) to visualize sea-level rise at McLaughlin Eastshore State Park on Saturday, July 29, 2017. We’re inviting the public to make a statement along the shoreline by marking off where the “new” shoreline will be with 2-meters of sea-level rise. Volunteers will hold up blue banners along the 2-meter sea-level rise mark to raise awareness about sea-level rise and call on public leaders to look to resilient shoreline solutions to mitigate sea-level rise. The first Visualizing Sea-level Rise event was held in Jack London Oakland on April 22, 2017. Read more about this event in a write up from CSU East ...

Visualizing Sea-level Rise Event Recap

The image above was created by GROUNDWORKS Office. It shows the shoreline at Oakland's Jack London Square with 2-meters (approx. 6 feet) of sea-level rise. On Earth Day 2017 volunteers gathered together for CESP's first Visualizing Sea-level Rise event. Together we held fabric panels along the 2-meter sea-level rise mark to raise awareness about climate change and to "visualize" sea-level rise along Oakland's waterfront. The event engaged approximately 30 volunteers and was featured on 4 media outlets, KGO-TV, NBC Bay Area, The Pioneer (CSU East Bay newspaper) and KPFA-FM. Click here for the KPFA-FM newscast; Robert Cheasty's interview ...

Citizens for East Shore Parks Marks Earth Day with Striking Banners Showing Land that will be Submerged Under Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Sally Douglas Arce at 510-525-9552 or sdarce@lmi.net   Visualizing Sea-level Rise   Citizens for East Shore Parks Marks Earth Day with Striking Banners Showing Land that will be Submerged Under Water   Saturday, April 22 from noon to 2 p.m.   Oakland, California - April 13, 2017 – Citizens for East Shore Parks (CESP), a non-profit organization, will commemorate Earth Day with a sea-level rise outdoor display and talks from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. Volunteers will meet at 333 Broadway (at Fourth Street), Oakland from 12:00-12:30pm then move to Second ...

Join us for Visualizing Sea-level Rise on April 22

CESP will create a scientifically accurate educational display to show where the new shoreline will be after 2-meters of sea rise. The event aims to engage the public in a dynamic visual display to show where the new shoreline will be, if we do nothing to address sea level rise. When: Saturday, April 22 Where: Jack London Square Neighborhood, Meet at 333 Broadway at 12:00 pm, move to 2nd and Broadway at 12:30 pm. Email cespmanager@eastshorepark.org to get involved. You may also RSVP on the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/243832122735736. The Resilient Shoreline Program is a natural extension of CESP's 30-year ...

Spring Outreach Events with CESP

Oakland Earth Expo Thursday, April 6 – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, City Hall, Oakland Visit the CESP booth at the EarthEXPO. This annual environmental fair, hosted by the City of Oakland Public Works Department, highlights transportation, environmental health, waste reduction, water, energy, urban design, nature and community themes. EarthEXPO is a great place to connect with environmental and community groups, green businesses and artists; learn environmental tips; participate in hands-on activities; pick up great giveaway items; and enjoy delicious food! http://www.oaklandearthexpo.com/ Berkeley Bay Festival - Cancelled S...

March Shoreline Events

  Friends of Albany Parks Albany Bulb Park Clean-up Saturday, March 4 at 9:00 AM Click here to view flyer.   ALDOG Albany Beach Clean-up and Sand Globe Workshop Sunday, March 5, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Click here to view flyer.   Walk for ages 50+: Birds and more on the Albany Bulb with Friends of Five Creeks Thursday, March 16, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Join Friends of Five Creeks, Ranger Bob Flasher and CESP Board member Steve Granholm for a walk at the Albany Bulb. Explore the ever-changing Albany Bulb, with wintering birds, the latest in informal art, and a novel ecosystem developing on a former dump populated ...

Join CESP at the Berkeley Bay Festival, Saturday, April 8, 2017

Come to the Bay Festival at the Berkeley Marina, April 8th 11-4 p.m. Enjoy free hands-on educational activities and receive information on environmental education programs from organizations around the Bay. Listen to jazz and rock and roll music. There will be food for sale. Take a sailboat ride or paddle a Dragon Boat. Build with recycled materials in Adventure Playground. All ages welcome. Location: 160 University Ave. at the Berkeley Marina., or take the 51B bus, or carpool. Email naturecenter{at}cityofberkeley.info, Call 510-981-6720 or check out the Berkeley Bay Festival website at: http://www.cityofberkeley.info/bayfestival.   ...

Golden Gate Audubon Society Blog Post: Surveying Birds of the Albany Bulb

  January 16, 2017 By Ilana DeBare Posted by GGAS in Birding, Conservation, Golden Gaute Audubon  Jutting out into San Francisco Bay, the Albany Bulb and Neck has received a lot of attention for its human uses: a onetime garbage dump, onetime homeless encampment, and the first section of shoreline targeted to be a part of today’s McLaughlin Eastshore State Park.   Click here to read the full article on Golden Gate Audubon Society's Blog. And, exciting news! The burrowing owl has been spotted in the habitat enhancement area on the Albany Plateau. Here are some pictures of the birding adventure to spot the ...