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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
For the Richmond Bay Trail



Saturday, February 18, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration.
  Join Tom and Jane Kelly of Greens At Work to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline area.  Where: Point Isabel on the Bay Trail near 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 Kelly (510) 704-8628 (work), (510) 684-6484 (cell) or tkelly@kyotousa.org.  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. The Kellys will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Saturday, March 4, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration.  Join Tom and Jane Kelly of Greens At Work to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline area.  Where: Point Isabel on the Bay Trail near 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 Kelly (510) 704-8628 (work), (510) 684-6484 (cell) or tkelly@kyotousa.org.  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. The Kellys will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Saturday, March 18, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration.  Join Tom and Jane Kelly of Greens At Work to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline area.  Where: Point Isabel on the Bay Trail near 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 Kelly (510) 704-8628 (work), (510) 684-6484 (cell) or tkelly@kyotousa.org.  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. The Kellys will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Monday, March 20, 9 AM to Noon: Birding at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline. Join EBRPD Naturalist Anthony Fisher for bird identification and watching. Meet in original parking lot. For information, call: (510) 544-2233 

Friday, March 24, 8 AM to 3 PM: Boat to Brooks Island Aboard Delphinus. Join EBRPD staff for a relaxed boat ride to Brooks Island. Once anchored near the shoreline, participants will be ferried (by skiff) to the island to enjoy a naturalist-guided, two-mile hike around this beautiful preserve. Hot coffee, hot chocolate, and tea are provided. Registration is required. Register Now/Drop In Info

Saturday, April 1, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration.  Join Tom and Jane Kelly of Greens At Work to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline area.  Where: Point Isabel on the Bay Trail near 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 Kelly (510) 704-8628 (work), (510) 684-6484 (cell) or tkelly@kyotousa.org.  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. The Kellys will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Saturday, April 15, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration.  Join Tom and Jane Kelly of Greens At Work to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline area.  Where: Point Isabel on the Bay Trail near 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 Kelly (510) 704-8628 (work), (510) 684-6484 (cell) or tkelly@kyotousa.org.  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. The Kellys will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Saturday, April 22, 8:30 AM to Noon: Celebrate Earth Day at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline. Volunteers are needed to remove invasive plants and help create a healthy habitat. An adult should accompany children under 16 years old. Bring gloves and a refillable water bottle. Snacks, water and tools provided.Meeting Location: Giant Cluster picnic site.To Reach The Park:From I-80 in Richmond, exit at the Richmond Parkway. From the Richmond Parkway, turn right onto Giant Highway and proceed to the original park entrance. Registration Required. Register Now/Drop In Info


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.