Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Upcoming Mount Tam watershed volunteer days

The following info is from MMWD's volunteer coordinator -- they have a bunch of fun events coming up. Volunteering is great exercise, educational, and fun! Check it out (photo from the Pine Point area of Bon Tempe):
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Embrace the new year by participating in a fun, invigorating, outdoor event on Mt Tamalpais. Volunteers work with MMWD to restore habitat, improve trails, educate the public or gain service learning credits for school, all while exploring beautiful Mt Tam. Individuals are welcome to drop in; groups of ten or more should pre-register.

Trail Crew
Saturday, January 9, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Volunteers are needed for tread work and erosion control on Vic Haun Trail above Mill Valley. We will meet at 9 a.m. at Gravity Car Road by Throckmorton Fire Station, 816 Panoramic Hwy, Mill Valley.

Habitat Restoration and Hike on Lagunitas Creek
Saturday, January 9, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Improve salmon habitat by restoring native plant populations with MMWD's community partner SPAWN (Salmon Protection and Watershed Network). This event is part of the districts Gateway project, funded by the State Coastal Conservancy and the California Resources Agency's River Parkways program. After the lunch break, volunteers are invited to hike with naturalists to learn more about Lagunitas Creek. Please meet at 8:45 a.m. at the Leo T. Cronin Fish Viewing Area at Shafter Bridge on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. in West Marin before Samuel P. Taylor Park.

Habitat Restoration at Bon Tempe Lake
Saturday, January 16, 2010 from 9 a.m. to Noon
Invasive species removal at Pine Point on the northern shoreline of Bon Tempe. We will meet at Lagunitas Picnic Area at 9:00 a.m. Lagunitas Picnic Area is at the end of Sky Oaks Road, off Bolinas Road in Fairfax.

Help Protect Native Frogs and Turtles on Mt. Tam
Were looking for volunteers who can dedicate time from March through June to monitor two vulnerable animal species. Training to become a Frog Docent will be on February 27 and Turtle Observer training will be on March 13. After training, contribute time on your own schedule. More information coming soon...

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Save these dates!
Upcoming Trail Days: February 6, March 6
Upcoming Habitat Restoration Days: February 20, March 20

More details about MMWD's Volunteer Program can be found here: http://www.marinwater.org/controller?action=menuclick&id=253.

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Dress for changing weather, wear work shoes, bring your lunch, a water bottle and your friends! We provide snacks, water, instruction and inspiration.

Please note that all events are subject to cancellation due to heavy rain. Please call (415) 945-1128 the morning of the event. It could be raining on Mt. Tam. but sunny 10 miles away or vice versa!

Thank you for your participation.

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Suzanne Whelan
Volunteer Coordinator
Sky Oaks Watershed Headquarters
Marin Municipal Water District
415-945-1128
volunteerprogram@marinwater.org

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Toby Bryan said...

I'm interested in participating! Could you please provide more information or a link to sign up? Also, if there are any online resources or virtual training sessions available, I'd be eager to take advantage of those. Looking forward to contributing!

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