Helping Nature in the East Bay – Hands On
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:
New and Seasonal
Tues., Mar. 14, Free Bay Currents talk, "Stopping the coal and oil trains"
What is the future for citizen efforts against climate change and for environmental justice? Andres Soto, Bay Area organizer for Communities for a Better Environment, brings the saga of successful West Coast citizen engagement against risky shipping of fossil fuels -- and discusses what can be done in future.
Bay Currents talks are second or third Tuesdays at St. Alban's Parish Hall, 1501 Washington (at Curtis). Talks are free, but seating is limited. Refreshments 7 PM, talks 7:30 PM. Download full spring schedule here. Sign up for notification here. Bay Currents talks are free, but seating is limited.
New: Our 20th year in photos in our 2016 Annual Newsletter! See what volunteers can do -- and please donate to help us continue to weave green threads into our urban fabric.
New: Background documents on creeks: This new section of our website has plans, monitoring reports, and other documents on Codornices, Cerrito, and other local creeks back to the 1990s, as well as current ideas. We plan to add many more documents to this new part of our site. If you have an idea on what should be there, please let us know.