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The East Bay Regional Park District manages thousands of acres of land and maintains over 1,250 miles of trails. Maintenance and rehabilitation of the parks is an ongoing process. In order to protect the parks resources, volunteers are needed to provide labor. In return, volunteers learn about land stewardship and resource conservation while giving back to the parks they enjoy. Help improve the quality of life for people and our wildlife treasures.
The East Bay Regional Park District is currently looking for volunteers to participate in several ongoing habitat restoration projects, which are part of its invasive plant removal outreach program. Projects are listed below:
Habitat Restoration Projects
All our parks have important projects you can help with, and each one is different. Weeding, gardening, mulching, facility maintenance, trail maintenance, planting- check here to see what kinds of opportunities are available.
Invasive Plant Removal Projects
Non-native species can be a real problem for our park’s ecosystem. Help remove invasive plants to make space for native plants and restore our park's natural habitats!
Park and Shoreline Cleanup Programs
Trash in our parks impacts wildlife and visitors alike. Help us cleanup our parks and restore natural habitats!
Volunteers of all ages have something to offer and are welcome. Volunteer projects for school groups, individuals, students, corporate groups, scout groups, service clubs, and Eagle scouts. Work may also be arranged for court referrals. Children under the age of 18 must have a signed permission by parent or legal guardian. Children under the age of 13 should be accompanied by an adult.
For more information on these volunteer projects contact the Operations Volunteer office:
East Bay Regional Park District, 2950 Peralta Oaks Court, P.O. Box 5381, Oakland, CA 94605-0381.