Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Join us for
Mon., March 7, 2016 Shoreline Advocates Get-Together
Water, watersheds, restoration activists, groups, professionals
sharing information and ideas on cooperation
Shorebird Park Nature Center, 160 University Ave., Berkeley (directions here)
10:00 am – 12:30 PM
Free, Refreshments 

10:00 am   Brief introduction, plan for the day

10:05 am   Round-table introductions and updates, including brief report on Sausal Creek Dimond Park restoration. What is your group doing?

10:30 am   Briefing on the June vote on a parcel tax for Bay restoration -- how  groups can support. Jessica Reynolds, Measure AA Campaign  coordinator, Reynolds Strategies

11:05 am   Break/Refreshments

11:15     Briefing on Stormwater financing initiative: How can local governments pay to handle floods and runoff pollution? How groups can support  – Mitch Avalon, Consultant with Contra Costa County Public Works Department, developed the 50 year plan for restoring Contra Costa watersheds

11:50 am   Break

12:00 am   Helping nature with cell phones -- Bioblitzes, mapping invasives, more. – Interactive conversation led by Ralph Boniello and Susan Schwartz, Friends of Five Creeks and Patty Donald, Shorebird Park Nature Center

12:25 pm   Concluding remarks
12:30 pm   Wrap up

Please RSVP to shorelineadvocates@gmail.com. Also: Check out our new Shoreline Advocates Meetup Group!
Please tell  others who may be interested! 

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