Special Events Volunteers

Park District Annual Events

Martin Luther King, Jr., "Day of Service" in January.

California and National Trail Days. For information, call (510) 544-2631.

Earth Day - April 12, 2014

Redwood Regional Park
Volunteers will assist with restoring the first clear cut redwood forest in the State of California. Working with park staff volunteers will plant 75 redwood trees to assist with restoring the grandest redwood forest at one time. They will also help with the removal of invasive species of plants that are crowding out young redwoods and restore the park to a more natural condition. This is a unique opportunity to volunteer in of the first Regional Parks on the EBRPD 80th Anniversary. Registration is required (50 max).
 >  Register online for Redwood

Lake Chabot Regional Park
Volunteers will have the opportunity to perform shoreline cleanup in one of the most visited Regional Parks and restore a horseshoe pit. The removal of debris and fishing line from the shoreline will save the micro plastics and debris from harming animals. The restoration of the horseshoe pits will add hours of endless fun for park visitors and give volunteers a chance to add to the outdoor experience.
 > Register online for Lake Chabot

Registration opens to the public on March 4 and closes April 8th 2013.

California Coastal Cleanup

September 20, 2014
8:30 am -12:00 noon
Registration Opens August 5, 2014

Bring your family out and enjoy a day along the shoreline picking up micro plastics and cleaning up our waterways. This is the largest volunteer event on our planet. This is a great way to spend the day showing your family why it is important to properly dispose of debris. Come join your community on this world wide event that is having a positive effect upon our environment. Volunteers should bring a bucket (for litter pick-up) hat, gloves, refillable water bottle, and sunblock. Registration is required.
The District will provide snacks, water, disposable gloves, and trash bags.

Point Isabel Regional Shoreline - Richmond
- Volunteers will remove litter from the shoreline and collect micro plastics that are filling our waterways
- Volunteers needed (Max 100).
- Lunch will be provided
- To register online go to EBParksOnline.org or 1-888-327-2757 option 2
- Course # 7335

Martinez Regional Shoreline - Martinez
- Volunteers will remove litter from the shoreline and collect micro plastics that are filling our waterways.
- Volunteers Needed-(400 max)
- To register online go to EBParksOnline.org or 1-888-327-2757 option 2
- Course # 7336

Hayward Regional Shoreline - Hayward
- Volunteers will remove litter from the shoreline and collect micro plastics that are filling our waterways. 
- Volunteers needed-(100 max) 
- To register online go to EBParksOnline.org or 1-888-327-2757 option 2
- Course # 7337

Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline - Oakland
- Volunteers will remove litter from the shoreline and collect micro plastics that are filling our waterways. Invasive species of plants will also be removed.
- Volunteers needed-(400 max)
- To register online go to EBParksOnline.org or 1-888-327-2757 option 2
- Course # 7341

Eckley Pier - Carquinez Strait Regional ShorelineMartinez
- Volunteers will remove litter from the shoreline and collect micro plastics that are filling our waterways.
- Volunteers (80 max)
- To register online go to EBParksOnline.org or 1-888-327-2757 option 2
- Course # 7342

Crown Memorial State Beach - Alameda 
- Volunteers will remove litter from the shoreline and collect micro plastics that are filling our waterways.
- Number of Volunteers-(500 max)
- To register online go to EBParksOnline.org or 1-888-327-2757 option 2
- Course # 7343

Lone Tree Point – Rodeo
- Number of Volunteers (80 max)
- Volunteer will remove trash from shoreline. 
- To register online go to EBParksOnline.org or 1-888-327-2757 option 2
- Course # 7344

Del Valle Regional Park - Livermore
- Number of Volunteers (200 max)
- Volunteers will remove litter from the shoreline and collect micro plastics that are filling our waterways.
- To register online go to EBParksOnline.org or 1-888-327-2757 option 2
- Course # 7345

Point Pinole Regional Shoreline - Pinole 
- Volunteers will remove litter from the shoreline and collect micro plastics that are filling our waterways.
- Number of Volunteers (125 max)
- Lunch will be provided.
- To register online go to EBParksOnline.org or 1-888-327-2757 option 2
- Course # 7346

Outside Agencies Contact Information

Save the Bay
- Contact information: (510)  463- 6850 
- Scope of work:

Shoreline Cleanup 
- Location:
Damon Marsh Trail 
- How to register:
Save The Bay’s website: www.savesfbay.org/volunteer

San Leandro Shoreline Cleanup
- Contact information:  (510) 577-3488
- Scope of work: 
Trash bags, recycling bags, and gloves will be distributed to participants. Alameda County Industries will donate dumpsters for debris disposal. Drinking water also will be available, although participants are asked to bring their own water bottles to fill.  
- Location:  
There are two staging areas: the Monarch Bay Drive Bridge (at the end of Marina Park) and the Heron Bay entrance to the shoreline trail at the end of Lewelling Boulevard.  Participants are advised that the Heron Bay entrance does not have on-site parking and therefore is for drop-off only.
- How to register:   
Large group call (510) 577-3488; small group (5 or less) or individual sign up at the registration tables

Bayfront Park, City of  Pinole 
- Contact information:  send email message to Pete Murray at coastalcleanup@ci.pinole.ca.us  (send email starting July 25) 
- Scope of work:  
We will be cleaning up the shore line along Hercules and Pinole as well as Pinole Creek up to I-80 Freeway 
- Location: 
Bayfront Park, Pinole @ the foot of Tennent Ave and the Bay 
- How to Register: 
Please use the email address indicted to contact us and interested parties should leave their names, address and phone number, also the number of group participants.  If someone shows up the day of the cleanup, no one is turned away. We would just appreciate the notice of attendance. 

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
- Contact information: (510) 792-0222, ext. 362 for the Visitor Services Intern or Paul Mueller at ext. 361
- Website information:
Join thousands of people around the world for International Coastal Clean-Up Day. Help wildlife and the environment! You can either remove invasive weeds or pick up trash along the parking lot and trails. We’ll supply plastic gloves (or bring your own) and trash and recycling bags. You supply energy, sturdy shoes, sun protection, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring a reusable water bottle. No reservations necessary. Children under age 18 must have parental approval. 
- Location:
The event is located in the vicinity of the Fishing Pier at the end of Marshlands Road at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Fremont, CA. The target area of the cleanup and weed pulling operation will be the: Shoreline Trail South and North, Fishing Pier, Fishing Pier Parking Lot and adjacent areas, and Marshlands Road up to where the bike lane from the Dumbarton Bridge meets Marshlands Road.  Crescent trail can also be considered once the trail is re-opened. Some volunteers will be shuttled to areas along the Shoreline Trail as long as the levee road is not wet. Most will work closer to the fishing pier and walk on their own to other assigned areas.  There will also be substantial work possible close to the parking area without the need to walk very far.
- How to register:
No reservations necessary. Children under age 18 must have parental approval. To expedite the registration process, log on to http://www.fws.gov/refuge/don_edwards_san_francisco_bay to download the forms and bring to the registration table. Forms are also available at the registration table. Wear proper attire.  Bring a hat, sturdy shoes, water, sunscreen, and gloves and a refillable water bottle if you have them. For more information, call 510-792-0222, ext. 362 for the Visitor Services Intern or Paul Mueller at ext. 361.