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Put the 4R's in your Curriculum!

FREE 3hr professional development in-service training at your school!

Trainings are available throughout the week to any Alameda County school and its educators. We can help you link the 4R's in your classroom and school garden to curriculum that
supports the CA content standards.

Trainings also offer customized technical support on soil science, composting, reclaimed garden
design, sheet mulching or more.

Participants receive mini-grants to jump start your own program, free 4-part student program, free activity and curriculum readers.

Sign up now!

 

For more info contact Adam at 510.665.3539/ adam@thewatershedproject.org  


Gardening at the Richmond Greenway

Saturday, December 13, 2008

9:30 am to noon.

Meet at the corner of Ohio and 6th Street., City of Richmond
Join your neighbors to help beautify the Richmond Greenway by planting winter veggies in the community edibles gardens with Urban Tilth, maintaining Berryland with the 5% Local Coalition, or helping to install the new Greenway Habitat Garden with the Watershed Project.

This project is a collaboration of the Friends of the Richmod Greenway, the 5% Local Coalition, Urban Tilth and the Watershed Project.

 

For further info contact Becky Lithander at 510-665-3482 or  becky@thewatershedproject.org  

 

Save the date for MLK day of service

along the Richmond Shoreline and the Richmond Greenway
Monday, January 19, 2009.

For further info call 510-665-3597/ volunteer@thewatershedproject.org

 

Volunteer for the Bay Area Oyster monitoring Program

Meet at the parking lot of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, 5551 Giant Highway, Richmond
Meet the scientists who are working to restore native oyster populations around the Bay. Help them measure their success at Point Pinole. No previous experience required.

 

Great educational experience. Ideal for teens and adult volunteers. Great service learning project for local students!

 

This project coordinated by The Watershed Project in partnership with the Oyster Restoration Working Group.

 
For further info contact Juliana Gonzales at 510-665-3597 or  juliana@thewatershedproject.org

 

Volunteer to Help plant and care for Wildcat Creek

Join us at our own fabulous North Richmond Shoreline.
Enjoy 4 fun field trips to the North Richmond Shoreline at Wildcat Marsh, Wildcat Creek and Point Pinole
Regional Park.
Join us for:
- a scavenger hunt
- a marsh safari
- field trip to oyster project
- learn to read animal tracks
- meet with naturalists and San Pablo Bay guides

Join us at our own fabulous North Richmond for an experience you'll never forget!

For further info about our Wildcat Stewards Program call (510) 665.3597.

 

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Grow a Greener Community - Become a Master Composter
The Master Composter Program provides training in composting, soil health, and Bay Friendly gardening techniques. Participants then train others through a compost community outreach project. Classes are Wednesday nights in Oakland, February through mid-May 2009, plus one Saturday fieldtrip. Contact StopWaste.Org at www.BayFriendly.org or 510-444-SOIL.

 

2008 Bay Area Clean Energy Caucus
November 13th, 6-9pm
Freedom Hall at Glide Memorial Church
330 Ellis Street (at Taylor)

As part of the Green Festival Solution Salon series, Bay Area local energy enthusiasts (also known as Locavolts) will convene to discuss what's working in local campaigns for clean energy including Community Choice, Energy Efficiency, Solar Financing, and Green Jobs.This Caucus will be followed with a tour of Solar Richmond's facility and live solar electric installation. 

 

Live Green Collar Solar Install
Friday November 14th, 10am-12pm
360 S 27th St, Richmond, CA 
Meet SolarRichmondBUILD graduates, hear from Michele McGeoy of Solar Richmond, Emily Kirsch and Aaron Lehmer of Ella Baker Center, and David Room from Local Clean Energy Alliance.

 

$5-10 sliding scale. No one turned away for lack of funds.  Every person who attends The Bay Area Clean Energy Caucus will receive a FREE admission ticket to the Green Festival! 

Please RSVP to:
info@SolarRichmond.org or call (510) 621.1719. 

 

 
 
 
 

 

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