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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
For the Richmond Bay Trail


Saturday, Oct, 20, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Saturday, Nov, 3, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 10 AM - 12:30 PM: Over The Hills Gang Hike at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline. Meet at the Atlas Road staging area for this level walk led by EBRPD’s Trail Gail for hikers 55 years and older interested in nature study, history, fitness and fun to explore this park with its explosive past. Info: 544-2233.
Saturday, Nov. 17, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Monday, Nov. 19, 9 AM - Noon: Fall & Winter Birding at Miller-Knox Regional Shoreline.  
Join EBRPD Naturalist Anthony Fisher at first parking lot on Dornan Drive after tunnel for this birding outing. Info: 544-2233.
Thursday, Nov. 22, 7:30 AM:  “Nitro Turkey" 10K & 5K Thanksgiving Runs at Point PinoleCLICK HERE for information and to register with Brazen Racing.
Saturday, Dec. 1, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Monday, Dec. 10, 9 AM - Noon: Winter Birding at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline.  Join EBRPD Naturalist Anthony Fisher at Dotson Family Marsh staging area at end of Goodrick Avenuel for this birding outing along the Bay Trail. Info: 544-2233.
Saturday, Dec. 15, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or ttkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Monday, Dec. 17, 9 AM - Noon: Winter Birding at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline.  Join EBRPD Naturalist Anthony Fisher at the Giant Road staging area for this birding outing along the Bay Trail.
Info: 544-2233.
Thursday, Jan. 10: Richmond-San Francisco Ferry Service Launches!. CLICK HERE for details.

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.