NEWS & UPDATES
Rotary Nature Center reopening, see Community for Lake Merritt, updates.
Lake Merritt Bike Lanes, City Council vote February 27
Here's a link to an alert from Bike East Bay about a protected bike lane proposed for Lake Merritt that Oakland City Council will vote on next week--Tuesday, Feb. 27...
Bird Walk Free Lakeside Park bird walks the fourth Wednesday of each month. Lead by knowledgable and experienced Audubon guides. Meet at geodesic dome near the Nature Center, February 28, 9:30 a.m.. Birding list in Birds
Register to Lead a Volunteer Project on Earth Day,
Saturday April 21, 2018!
The City of Oakland is seeking site coordinators to lead cleaning and greening projects for the 24th Annual Oakland Earth Day, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Projects planned for the event include litter removal, habitat restoration, urban greening, and beautification. Lead an Earth Day project! As a site coordinator, you will have access to Tools and Supplies, Debris pickup and/or debris bin service, Logistical support, Giveaways, Publicity. Please click here to register.
Please register by Friday, March 9, 2018 to ensure adequate planning and promotion time, as well as availability of requested tools and City services. Registered coordinators will be invited to our Earth Day Site Coordinator Meeting, Thursday, March 21, 2018 from 6-8 pm
at Oakland City Hall in Hearing Room 4 (second floor).
General volunteering for those looking to join rather than lead projects will be posted at www.oaklandearthday.org. Check back starting in mid-March to see an interactive map with project info.
Oakland Running Festival returns to the lake area March 25. Marathon, Half Marathon, 4 Person Relay, 5k, Kids Fun Run.
To register & more information go to oaklandmarathon.com
Volunteers needed , March 23-25.
Lake Merritt Weed Warriors are a volunteer group that helps the city maintain and improve the lakeside grounds. Next meeting March 31, Site the be announced. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Park Rules & Fees. Oakland Parks permit and rental phone contact is 510-238-3187. Go to: Grilling Areas / Restroom Location Map
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Upcoming Events Next 30 days
see Calendar for on-going activities & info