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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
For the Richmond Bay Trail



xSaturday, May 21, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Sunday, May 29, 10 AM to 1 PM: Point Pinole Explosive Exploration. Join EBRPD Naturalist James Wilson for a flat, easy walk exploring the explosive and peaceful past of this unique shoreline park that was "preserved by dynamite".  For more info, telephone 544-2233

Saturday, June 4, 10 AM to 4 PM: Brooks Island Kayak Adventure. This trip is a short paddle in stable, double kayaks across sheltered bay water with spectacular views of San Francisco. Paddle along Brooks Island Preserve shoreline then come ashore to enjoy a naturalist guided, two-mile hike around the island which is normally closed to visitors. Fee is $85.00 for residents, and Parking fee will be charged at Richmond Marina. Ages 14 and up. Registration is required.

Saturday, June  4, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.


Monday, June 13, 9 AM to Noon: Monday Birding at Point Pinole. Join EBRPD Naturalist Anthony Fisher for this Bay Trail birding outing. For more info, telephone 544-2233

Saturday, June 18, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Sunday, June 19, 7 to 8 AM: Marina Bay Riveter Running Festival. Half marathon, 10K, 5K and Run Like a Girl races on the Bay Trail start and end at the Craneway Pavilion. CLICK HERE to register and the Rosie The Riveter Trust will get a $5 donation automatically.

Sunday, June 19, 9 AM to 12:30 PM: Pancake Breakfast Aboard Red Oak Victory. Cycle or walk the Shipyard 3 Bay Trail to Pancake Breakfast aboard the SS Red Oak Victory for home cooked scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and of course pancakes. Beverages include orange juice and coffee; mimosas are available for an extra fee. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children aged 8 and younger.

Monday, June 20, 9 AM to Noon: Monday Birding at Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline. Join EBRPD Naturalist Anthony Fisher in the first parking lot after the Ferry Point Tunnel. 
For more info, telephone 544-2233

Saturday, June 25, 10 AM to 1 PM: Bay Trail Biking Park to Park. Join EBRPD on this beautiful ride on the Bay Trail boasting fantastic views of the bay and wetlands. Bike from Point Isabel, by the scenic Richmond Marina and lunch at Miller/Knox Park (round trip 12 flat miles). Ages 12-17yrs. require parent participation (parent pays). $25 fee.Registration required at https://apm.activecommunities.com/ebparks/Activity_Search/bay-trail-bikiing-park-to-park/11854. Ages 12+. Meet at McLaughlin Eastshore State Park: Seabreeze Market Parking Lot


Miller Knox ParkSaturday, July 2, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.


Tuesday, July 5, 5:30 to 7:30 PM: Landfill Loop Trail Hike. Join Martha Berthelsen of the Watershed Project and Donald Bastin of TRAC for a 3-mile hike to learn about local history and native plants on this manmade landfill mountain at the intersection of San Pablo and Wildcat Creeks. Meet at the Landfill Loop Trailhead at the end of Parr Blvd. Sponsored by San Pablo Creek SPAWNERS. To RSVP and for more info, email helen@thewatershedproject.org or call 665-3538.

Saturday, July 16, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Monday - Friday, July 25 -29, 9 AM to 4 PM: EBRPD Park it Day Camp at Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline. Ages 5 - 13 spend a whole week exploring and playing in the Regional Parks! Recreation Leaders, Lifeguards, and Naturalists provide caring supervision and an action-packed week of hiking, fishing, swimming, arts & crafts, sports, and active fun in the great outdoors. Registration Required at https://apm.activecommunities.com/ebparks/Activity_Search/park-n-it-day-camp-miller-knox/11640 . $200 fee for residents. Family discount: 10% discount for registration of second child of same family. Only applies when both children register and pay in one transaction (either by phone or Online)


Monday - Friday, July 25 -29, 9 AM to 4 PM: Teen Leaders in Training at Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline. This is a youth development program where teens ages 13 - 17 gain work experience in EBRPD's Park’n It Day Camp program giving work experience or a career in Parks + Recreation. April 22 deadline for applications. For info and application form, see http://www.ebparks.org/activities/kids/park-n-it .

Saturday, Aug. 6, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.


Sunday, August 14, 9 AM to 12:30 PM: Pancake Breakfast Aboard Red Oak Victory. Cycle or walk the Shipyard 3 Bay Trail to Pancake Breakfast aboard the SS Red Oak Victory for home cooked scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and of course pancakes. Beverages include orange juice and coffee; mimosas are available for an extra fee. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children aged 8 and younger.

Saturday, Aug. 20, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

xSaturday, Sept. 3, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Sunday, Sept. 11, 9 AM to 12:30 PM: Pancake Breakfast Aboard Red Oak Victory. Start Father’s Day by cycling or walking the Shipyard 3 Bay Trail to Pancake Breakfast aboard the SS Red Oak Victory for home cooked scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and of course pancakes. Beverages include orange juice and coffee; mimosas are available for an extra fee. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children aged 8 and younger

Saturday, Sept. 17, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

xSaturday, Oct. 1 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Sunday, Oct. 9, 9 AM to 12:30 PM: Pancake Breakfast Aboard Red Oak Victory. Start Father’s Day by cycling or walking the Shipyard 3 Bay Trail to Pancake Breakfast aboard the SS Red Oak Victory for home cooked scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and of course pancakes. Beverages include orange juice and coffee; mimosas are available for an extra fee. Tickets are $9 for adults and $5 for children aged 8 and younger.

Saturday, Oct. 15, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Saturday, Nov. 5, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Saturday, Nov. 19, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Saturday, Dec. 3, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Saturday, Dec. 17, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel Regional Shoreline and Marina Bay.  Where: Point Isabel next to the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom or Jane Kelly (510) 704-8628 (w) or (510) 684-6484 or kyotousa@sbcglobal.net.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to wear long pants, bring hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They  will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.


The Birds of Eastshore State Park
Click Here for the Audubon's brochure listing 146 species of birds to be found
along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel and Marina Bay.

EcoTourism on the Bay Trail in Richmond, anyone? Download the .PDF!

Left: Endangered California Clapper Rail
Photo by Joe DiDonato of East Bay Regional Park District

Regional Parks: East Bay Regional Park District schedules naturalist outings to Regional Shorelines and even kayak trips to Brooks Island Regional Preserve.
Mike BukayHerring Run at Miller/Knox:
Click here to view the incredible video of the scene that ensued during the February 2011 herring run between Keller Beach and Ferry Point.