Friday, Dec 3, 2021, 9:00 am — 3:00 pm
Free training, Lunch provided
The Bridge Yard
210 Burma Road, Oakland, CA
Featuring presentations by:
James “Doc” Hale, renowned East Bay wildlife biologist, will provide an overview of the ecological history of the East Bay. From ethnobotany to pallid bats, Doc Hale brings a wealth of local knowledge.
Stuart Weiss, founder of the Creekside Center for Earth Observation, will discuss stressors to wildlife habitat, including invasive plants. Dr. Weiss’s research and advocacy led to the formation of the Santa Clara Valley Habitat Agency.
- Enhancing wintering monarch butterfly habitat in the East Bay
- Riparian restoration at Arroyo Mocho with the STRAW (Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed) Program
Weeding invasives in the Berkeley Hills to make space for indigenous species
Stewardship Tool Demonstration Tables, such as brush cutters, weed wrenches, tarping and mulching, flaming, competitive planting, and more.
Learn about opportunities for getting involved in stewarding wildlife habitat.
Sponsored by the Alameda County Fish & Game Commission. Priority given to attendees who live or work in Alameda County. Attendance capped at 100. Presented in partnership with the East Bay Regional Park District.