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 delici...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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      

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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