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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
For the Richmond Bay Trail



Saturday, April 1, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration.  Join Tom and Jane Kelly of Greens At Work to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline area.  Where: Point Isabel on the Bay Trail near the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8628 (work), (510) 684-6484 (cell) or tkelly@kyotousa.org.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. The Kellys will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Saturday, April 8, 9 AM to 2 PM: Bike Ride to Celebrate 5th Annual Opening Day for Trails.  Join Rich City Rides for a bicycle ride on local trails and the Bay Trail. Meet at Rich City Rides Bike Shop,1500 Macdonald Ave. CLICK HERE for more details.


Saturday, April 15, 9:30 AM to 2 PM: Bay Trail Plant Restoration.  Join Tom and Jane Kelly of Greens At Work to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline area.  Where: Point Isabel on the Bay Trail near the dog park - just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass. At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and come down to the end of the street.) Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8628 (work), (510) 684-6484 (cell) or tkelly@kyotousa.org.  Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. The Kellys will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

Saturday, April 22, 10:30 AM. CELEBRATE NEW BAY TRAIL CONNECTIONS WITH POINT PINOLE REGIONAL SHORELINE: Celebrate Earth Day with 1.7 miles of new Bay Trail connections to Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, which is the largest shoreline park on the Bay. CLICK HERE for your invitation from East Bay Regional Park District to dedicate the new Atlas Road Bridge entry on the northern side of Point Pinole and the Dotson Family Marsh on the southern side of the park. There will be one mile walk between events with snacks and lunch provided as described in the invitation. An RSVP to Monique Salas <msalas@ebparks.org> will be important to help in planning to accommodate everyone. 

Saturday, May 6, 2 - 3:30 PM: Shoreline Stroll at Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline. Join EBRPD staff on this Healthy Parks, Healthy People stroll to explore this gem from Ferry Point to Keller Beach. Meet at the first Dornan Drive parking lot after the Ferry Point tunnel for this mostly flat walk. Info: 544-2233.

Saturday, May 13, 1 - 3 PM: Catch of the Day at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline. Join EBRPD naturalist James Wilson to explore the Bay and see what is biting. Fishing gear and instruction provided. Info: 544-2233.

Saturday, May 27, 1 - 3 PM: Catch of the Day at Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline. Join EBRPD naturalist James Wilson to explore the Bay and see what is biting. Fishing gear and instruction provided. Info: 544-2233.

Tuesday, June 20, 7:30 - 9:30 PM: Explore Point Pinole Regional Shoreline. Join EBRPD naturalist James Wilson to explore the explosive and peaceful past of this park that was preserved by dynamite while catching the coastal grassland sunset and saunter through the beautifull eucatlyptus trees. Meet at the Atlas Road Bridge. Info; 544-2233

Saturday, August 5, 8 AM: "Run Like a Girl" One Mile and 5K Races.For girls 14 and younger starting at Craneway Pavillion. Click Here for details and to register.


The Birds of Eastshore State Park
Click Here for the Audubon's brochure listing 146 species of birds to be found
along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel and Marina Bay.

EcoTourism on the Bay Trail in Richmond, anyone? Download the .PDF!

Left: Endangered California Clapper Rail
Photo by Joe DiDonato of East Bay Regional Park District

Regional Parks: East Bay Regional Park District schedules naturalist outings to Regional Shorelines and even kayak trips to Brooks Island Regional Preserve.
Mike BukayHerring Run at Miller/Knox:
Click here to view the incredible video of the scene that ensued during the February 2011 herring run between Keller Beach and Ferry Point.