Environment in the East Bay

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Save the Bay (East Bay Region)

Save The Bay gives you an opportunity to participate in hands on restoration of San Francisco Bay wetlands near you.The restoration program puts people on the Bay shore to collect native plant seeds, grow plants in our nurseries, sow native plants along the shoreline and monitor the health of wildlife populations. These restoration activities improve habitat for fish, birds, and other wildlife, and enhance the regions quality of life. While volunteering, learn about wetland ecology, how native plants improve Bay health, and threats affecting the Bay.

The Lake Merritt Institute (Oakland)

Volunteer to help keep Lake Merritt clean Each month, thousands of pounds of trash accumulate in Lake Merritt. It is removed by volunteers. The Institute provides gloves, custom made nets, several pairs of hip waders (sizes 7 to 11), trash bags, and trash cans.