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Above: With help from high-schoolers from Pleasanton, Piedmont, and San Lorenzo, F5C volunteers did great work on invasives in Berkeley's historic Grotto and Mortar Rock Parks May 13. We also had successful work parties with staff from PLOS, on Cerrito Creek, and Counter Culture Coffee in Tilden Regional Park (below).
May was a month for celebrations, too. Above: Kids of all ages learned to appreciate fish at our table at Albany's Arts and Green Festival. Below: With other groups, we joined hands supporting clean energy at Hands Across the Sand at Albany
All-volunteer Friends of Five Creeks works hands-on for clean water and healthy watersheds. We protect and restore natural areas that welcome both wildlife and people, from Berkeley to Richmond on the urbanized east side of San Francisco Bay. See map and slide shows of some of our restoration projects. Please join us in:
Work parties restoring native vegetation and wildlife habitat, lessening erosion and flooding, providing trails and green corridors.
Do the water-bug boogie: Help us monitor water quality!
Girl Scout Troop 30039 helped us check water quality in Codornices Creek May 6! Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in identifying these tiny critters in fun evening sessions, with microscopes. More citizen science coming up: Using cell phones to report how climate change affects plants (phenology monitoring). Get in touch for more info!