|Sierra Club Activities in West
Contra Costa County
August 14, 2002
a hike August 17th and
a general meeting August 28th
West Contra Costa County Sierra Club Group and Sierra Singles
Hike and picnic in Wildcat Canyon
Invasive/Native Plant Walk, Saturday August 17th, B 1A
Come learn about the invasive European grasses, thistles and other weeds displacing our native vegetation on a slow and easy 3mile hike through this northern extension of Tilden Park. Bring: water, an interest in nature, and a pot-luck lunch for the optional picnic. Leader: Joe Balciunas 510 234-3785. email@example.com
Meet: 10 am at Alvarado Staging Area of Wildcat Canyon Regional Park. We will shuttle to the trailhead from here. Return: 1;m, then (optional) join the West Contra Costa County Group's annual picnic. Directions: go north on I-80, through Berkeley. In Richmond, take the McBryde Ave exit (just after the San Pablo Ave exit). Go right (east) 0.5 mi on McBryde, then bear left on Park Ave, after 100 yards, turn left into the Alvarado parking lot. Co-listed with Sierra Singles.
Also in August is the West Contra Costa County Group bimonthly General Meeting, Please join us,
Wednesday, August 28th, 2002 at 7:30 p.m.
Northminster Presbyterian Church, Makamie Hall
545 Ashbury Street, El Cerrito
Discussion of the following current environmental issues in West Contra Costa County.
At this meeting, members familiar with these issues will give us background on what the Sierra Club is doing in these areas, how we are linking with other concerned activists, and we would welcome your participation. Please join us. Bring your questions and answers to add to our discussion. Contact West Contra Costa County Group Chair, Rita Minjares (510) 528-2913 for more information.