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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 ...

Albany Neck and Bulb Bird Survey Protocol

This survey included specific trails where area searches and point counts were conducted. A point count is a method of counting birds during which a trained observer records all the birds seen and heard from a point count station for a set period of time. In this survey, team members counted birds around a 360º point at a distance of 50 meters during a time period of 2 minutes. Approximately 30 seconds was spent counting birds in each quarter (90 degrees) of the 360º circle. A series of point counts completed over a fixed route can then be compared to the results of the same point counts in other seasons or years. An area search in...

Sylvia McLaughlin Memorial Walk with Berkeley Path Wanderers, December 15

Date and Time:  Thursday, December 15 @ 10:00 a.m. Leaders:  Susan Schwartz, President, Friends of Five Creeks; Robert Cheasty, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Citizens for East Shore Parks; Doris Sloan, Ph.D., Citizens for East Shore Parks Board Start:  Sea Breeze Deli (598 University Avenue); AC Transit 51B buses to Marina, or easy bike ride on the Bay Trail or via the pedestrian-bicycle bridge over I-80 Explore McLaughlin Eastshore State Park at a King Tide, talking about local history, Sylvia McLaughlin’s work for the Bay, what rising sea levels mean for all of us, and how Sylvia’s heritage can guide us.  Bring a camera to ...

Shore Lines Newsletter Fall 2016

Click here to view CESP's fall 2016 Shore Lines newsletter. Articles include:   McLaughlin Eastshore State Park Major Progress Richmond Pt. Molate Richmond Terminal One Planning for a Resilient Shore in SF Bay CESP's New WordPress Website      

Join CESP at the North Richmond Shoreline Festival on Saturday, October 1

North Richmond Shoreline Festival Saturday, October 1 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park, 5551 Giant Hwy., Richmond | Click here for event details. Click image to enlarge. Join neighbors and the environmental community to celebrate the unique North Richmond Shoreline at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park. This annual festival will feature healthy food, lots of outdoor activities and music. Bring the family!   CESP will have a booth at this event. We are looking for volunteers to help with set up, at the booth, and with break down. Shifts are 2 hours. C...

Help keep our shoreline clean at the Coastal Cleanup, Saturday, September 17

California Coastal Cleanup | Albany Bulb Saturday, September 17 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Albany Shoreline at the foot of Buchanan. Click here for RSVP link on Eventbrite.   Join CESP, The Watershed Project and a plethora of volunteers to help clean up the Albany shoreline.   During last year's statewide cleanup 68,000+ volunteers came out to pick up 1,142,997 pounds of trash and recyclables, removing debris from our creeks and shorelines. Be a part of this massive statewide day of service!   CESP will have a booth near the beach. We are looking for volunteers to help with set up, at the booth, and with break down. ...

Visit the CESP booth at the Solano Avenue Stroll, Sunday, September 11

Solano Avenue Stroll Sunday, September 11 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Solano Avenue, Albany/Berkeley (CESP booth is located just above Ordway St. just past 1604 Solano) Click here for event details. Since 1974, the merchants, restaurants, and professionals, as well as the twin cities of Albany and Berkeley CA, have hosted the Solano Avenue Stroll, the East Bay's largest street festival! Enjoy a parade, entertainers, food booths, games, and lots more. The event promises a fun packed day for the entire family. **CESP will have a booth at near 1604 Solano Avenue above Ordway St. We are looking for volunteers to help with set up, at the booth, and ...

Sierra Club SF Bay Chapter Annual David Brower Dinner, Thursday, September 8

Sierra Club SF Bay Chapter Annual David Brower Dinner Thursday, September 8 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Delancey Street Town Hall SF Embarcadero 600 The Embarcadero, SF   Join Sierra Club SF Bay Chapter to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and the contributions of Bay Area residents and organizations to the creation and continued protection of the nation's natural and cultural resources. CESP is a sponsor. Event link: http://sierraclub.org/san-francisco-bay/davidbrowerdinner2016  

Spring 2016 Shore Lines newsletter

From Robert Cheasty, CESP Executive Director Dear Parks Supporter: Welcome to the spring edition of the Citizens for East Shore Parks (CESP) Shore Lines newsletter. Thank you for celebrating 30 years of advocacy with us last year! Much has happened since our last correspondence at the end of 2015. CESP moved its office to Solano Avenue in Berkeley (on the Albany border). In addition to the move we had internal staff changes. Former Executive Director Patricia Jones retired in January 2016, Robert Cheasty switched from Board President to Executive Director and Cameron Wilson was promoted from Administrative Assistant to Program Manager. ...