Cross Town Trail Inagural Ride Sunday, June 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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The Crosstown Trail is a route connecting San Francisco neighborhoods, open spaces, and other major trails. It runs from Candlestick Point in the Southeast corner of the city to Lands End in the northwest corner of the city. The route is usable by both pedestrians and bicyclists, connects many parks, business districts, residential areas, and public transit.The Crosstown Trail is just one part of the city’s Green Connections Plan. It is one of the first to be concretely mapped and made available to the public.Be one of the first to ride the route! We’ll ride from Candlestick Point to Land’s End, which is about 16 miles and 2000′ of elevation. Some flat, some steep… maybe even some short stairs. Mostly roads but, if possible, trails which range from wide and graded to true singletrack.

Gather at “Windsurf Circle” at Candlestick SRA, the south end of the main parking area which can be entered at 500 Hunters Pt Expressway.

Come check it out! More info will be posted as we get closer to the event at crosstowntrail.org

Details

Date:
Sunday, June 2
Time:
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Website:
http://crosstowntrail.org/

Family Hikes

Family Hikes

May 18, 2019 from 1:00 4:00 PM

Spring Lake Regional Park

393 Violetti Road

Santa Rosa, CA 95409
38.454918, -122.648281

Explore the park in your own backyard while learning about the plants and animals of Spring Lake Park and our community. Join us for these short, family friendly hikes and participate in a citizen science project along the way. This is an easy 1-mile round trip walk.

Programs start on the hour at 1PM and 3PM. Free. Parking $7 or free for Regional Parks members. For more information, call (707) 539-2865.

Wings, Wine and Wetlands – A Benefit for the Laguna Foundation

Date and Time
Sun, June 9, 2019
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT

Wings, Wine & Wetlands – A benefit for the Laguna Foundation will be held on Sunday, June 9. Celebrate what’s wild in the Laguna with a visit to our new native plant nursery, a hayride to one of our largest conservation sites, and spend time with one of the best conservation grazers – Picasso the Goat! We’ll provide a feast of local foods, wine, and brews. We hope you’ll join us!

This is the Foundation’s most important fundraiser and vital to the success of our mission to restore the Laguna and to inspire public appreciation and stewardship for this Wetland of International Importance. Funds from this event support our programs to make the Laguna a sustainable ecosystem for future generations – one with clean water, healthy soil, restored plant and wildlife habitat, and active, inspired children.

Sponsorships are now available. Your $500 or more sponsorship includes complimentary tickets. Visit LagunaFoundation.org to download the sponsorship form. For more information, contact us at benefit@lagunafoundation.org or 707-527-5075, ext 106 for more information.

Volunteer for the Great Russian River (Fun!) Race 2019

Date and TimeSat
May 4, 2019
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM PDT
Location
Healdsburg Veteran’s Memorial Beach
13839 Old Redwood Hwy
Healdsburg, CA 95448

We need volunteers for our Great Russian River Race on May 4th! Early shifts include setting up tables and chairs, and check-in for race participants. Mid-day shifts include helping with Race winners, managing water stations, and being a “runner” as needed. Later shifts include helping with clean-up. You can specify your preference when you sign up.

We also need experienced paddlers for Course Marshals and the Safety Crew. If you are an intermediate to advanced paddler and aren’t racing, you can be a volunteer course marshal. Course Marshals are stationed at obstacles where tip-overs might occur and help get racers and boats back on course as well as enforce course rules and contact safety crews as needed.

The Safety Crew consists of trained emergency personnel with first aid certification and will be on call or stationed along the course. If you have any questions about the Safety Crew or Course Marshal positions, please email shannon@russianriverkeeper.org or call (707) 433-1958.

Thank you…we rely on a volunteer effort to put on a great Race! All volunteers receive lunch, a t-shirt and those over 21 receive 1 free beer/wine ticket!escription

We need volunteers for our Great Russian River Race on May 4th! Early shifts include setting up tables and chairs, and check-in for race participants. Mid-day shifts include helping with Race winners, managing water stations, and being a “runner” as needed. Later shifts include helping with clean-up. You can specify your preference when you sign up.

We also need experienced paddlers for Course Marshals and the Safety Crew. If you are an intermediate to advanced paddler and aren’t racing, you can be a volunteer course marshal. Course Marshals are stationed at obstacles where tip-overs might occur and help get racers and boats back on course as well as enforce course rules and contact safety crews as needed.

The Safety Crew consists of trained emergency personnel with first aid certification and will be on call or stationed along the course. If you have any questions about the Safety Crew or Course Marshal positions, please email shannon@russianriverkeeper.org or call (707) 433-1958.

Thank you…we rely on a volunteer effort to put on a great Race! All volunteers receive lunch, a t-shirt and those over 21 receive 1 free beer/wine ticket!

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Natural History Hikes

Natural History Hikes
Take advantage of the healing powers of nature while exploring diverse ecosystems on Sonoma Mountain. SSU Naturalists will lead you on a tour of this university education and research site, and give you insights into the ways we can work together to restore regional landscapes.
When:
Every Saturday: March 16th – May 4th
Time:
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where:
Fairfield Osborn Preserve, Penngrove, Sonoma County
Contact:
Kerry Wininger
winingek@sonoma.edu
707-888-5616
Description/Background
University students and community docents will be your guide. Our guides are trained in natural history of the mountain and interpretation of preserve programs. They will lead you on one of many trails into this 450-acre preserve on the shoulder of Sonoma Mountain. Hike options include visits to the headwaters of Copeland Creek and spectacular vistas of the Santa Rosa Valley and Valley of the Moon.
Find out more about the SSU Naturalist Training Program at www.sonoma.edu/cei/programs/education.html.
These are Year of Sonoma Mountain Events.
Logistics and What to Bring & Expect
We will meet shortly before 10 a.m. in the Osborn Preserve parking lot. Hikes leave promptly at 10 a.m. Parking is limited so please consider carpooling. These events are free of charge.
Event Policies
You will be asked to sign a waiver upon your arrival. All children and minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian. No pets or smoking permitted. The preserves are open to persons of all ages and affiliations engaged in research and education. Reservations are required.
If you would like to know more about the Osborn Preserve, take a look at ourwebsite.