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East Bay Regional Park District Issues First Ever Green Bonds

On Tuesday, Nov. 7 the East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors approved its first ever issuance of “Green Bonds” ever as part of its 2008 Measure WW regional park and open space bond financing.
Regional Parks FREE During Park District’s Annual Green Friday

The East Bay Regional Park District has made the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 24) its annual free park entrance day, Green Friday as the Park District calls it, to encourage residents to connect with nature and spend quality time with their family at a Regional Park.
Free Day Use of Regional Parks for Military on Veterans Day Nov. 11, 2017

On Veterans Day, November 11, the East Bay Regional Park District welcomes all active and retired military personnel to our parks as guests.
Lake Chabot Loop Trail Segment Reopened

The Lake Chabot Loop Trail around the entire Lake Chabot has been reopened.
East Bay Regional Park District Names New Chief of HR

Kip Walsh selected as the new Park District Chief of Human Resources
Public Meetings to Focus on Measure CC Accomplishments, Future Park Needs

The October 26th meeting is an opportunity for the community to hear about the park facilities and services that have been improved by Measure CC and provide their input regarding future needs.
Newt Migration Closes South Park Drive in Tilden Regional Park: 2017

From Oct. 31, 2017 through March 31, 2018 South Park Drive in Tilden Regional Park will be closed to all automobile traffic to protect migrating and breeding newts.
Park District Advisory: Residents Should Avoid or Severely Limit Outdoor Activity

Bay Area Air Quality Management District Health Advisory and Spare the Air Alert for the Bay Area has been extended through the weekend. Park District recommends residents avoid or severely limit outdoor activity this weekend. Refunds are being offered for all scheduled events and gatherings.
East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservancy Turns 10

The Park District congratulates the Conservancy on its 10-year anniversary and looks forward to continuing to work together to preserve and protect open space in East Contra Costa County.
Volunteers Needed for “Sift the Sand” Habitat Restoration at Albany Beach, First Large-Scale Effort in East Bay

On October 8, 2017, teams of volunteers will deep-clean Albany Beach by sifting harmful microplastics out of the sand to prevent them from leaching into the marine habitat of San Francisco Bay. Volunteers needed!
East Bay Regional Park District E-Bike Pilot Program Underway, Signage Posted on Covered Trails

This past July the East Bay Regional Park District announced implementation of a one-year E-Bike pilot program. The pilot program is now underway with signage in place on the trails covered.
National Geographic Photographs Park District's Unique Ca. Freshwater Fish Collection

National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore visited the Park District’s aquarium lab in August to document species for the Photo Ark project.