Irvington High School Change Project

If under the age of 18, you MUST complete this form and bring it with you to any volunteer opportunity.

Crab Cove / Crown Memorial Beach

SIFT THE SAND BEACH CLEAN-UP
Crown Memorial State Beach – Crab Cove Visitor Center
10am-noon & 1-3pm, Sun, Nov 18 #23041
Deep clean our beloved beach with special filters that attract the tiny plastics polluting our bay and beyond. We’ll work in teams with all tools provided. Sign up for one or both shifts, lunch provided. 8+ years old. Registration Required. www.ebparksonline.org or call 1-888-327-2757

THANKFUL FOR THE BAY BEACH CLEANUP
Encinal Beach in Alameda
10–11:30am, Sun, Nov 25
ENCINAL BEACH: Show thanks for the shore by cleaning up the beach and searching for interesting items that have been washed up. Bring your own gloves and bucket or borrow ours. No registration; drop-in. For information, call (510) 544-3187.

ALMOST NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION: WEED WARRIORS UNITE!
Crown Memorial State Beach – Crab Cove Visitor Center
10:30am-12:30pm, Sun, Dec 30
Resolve to help Crab Cove’s native plant and butterfly gardens by pulling out noxious weeds and beautifying the landscape! Bring a friend. Snacks, hot cider, and tools provided. Constant rain cancels. To secure your spot, call (510) 544-3187.

WINTER BEACH CLEAN UPS
Various Parks
10-11:30am, Sat, Nov 17; Sat, Dec 1; Wed, Dec 26; Fri, Dec 28;
Winter storms wash up unusual items! Enjoy some fresh air and help clean the beach. Bring buckets and gloves or borrow ours. Students earn community service hours. No registration; drop-in. For information, call (510) 544-3187.
Sat, Nov 17: Encinal Beach in Alameda
Sat, Dec 1: Crab Cove Visitor Center
Wed, Dec 26: Crab Cove Visitor Center
Fri, Dec 28: Encinal Beach in Alameda

Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area

SHADOW CLIFFS ARROYO CLEAN-UP – up to 16 students (4 groups)
Students will work with district staff to find and remove litter from the arroyo area of Shadow Cliffs Park in Pleasanton. Under the direction of district staff students will target specific areas of the park for litter collection in order to help restore the arroyo’s natural state. Six dates from December through March with 2.5 hour work sessions will be offered. Tools will be provided. Mandatory orientation date at Shadow Cliffs Park on Sat. December 1.

Contact the Naturalist staff at svisit@ebparks.org for more information and to sign up for these two environmentally helpful projects. Sign-ups open until 4pm on November 30.

Sunol-Ohlone Wilderness

Sunol-Ohlone Wilderness has two projects that are perfect for Irvington High School Change Project teams.

NATIVE BEE BOX BUILDING – up to 16 students (4 groups)
Students will work with interpretive staff to design and prep for construction Native Bee Box Habitats. Most of this work will be done independently with instructions from Sunol interpretive staff. The finished product will include the prepared materials to construct the boxes at Sunol’s Spring 2019 Wildflower Festival and a student designed educational pamphlet to accompany the completed boxes. Students will also be expected to volunteer at the Sunol Wildflower Festival on Sunday April 14, 2019 to help participants “build” the Bee Boxes that the students have prepared for construction. All building materials will be provided; students will use their own household hand tools, such as hammer, screwdriver, and wood saw. Mandatory orientation date at Sunol Visitor Center on Sat. December 15.

Contact the Naturalist staff at svisit@ebparks.org for more information and to sign up for these two environmentally helpful projects. Sign-ups open until 4pm on November 30.

Shadow Cliffs Arroyo Clean-Up (see Shadow Cliffs Regional Recreation Area)

Coyote Hills Regional Park

TBD

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