The Claremont Canyon Conservancy is a catalyst for the long-term protection and restoration of the canyon's natural environment and an advocate for comprehensive fire safety along its wildland/urban interface.
It's Dues Time at the Conservancy
Members and others who live in the Claremont Canyon area should have received the fall edition of our printed newsletter. Enjoy reading it and please respond by mailing us your annual membership dues contribution in the envelope provided (or donate online). The Conservancy's work depends on your financial support as well as on our volunteers' participation. New members are warmly welcome to join (click here). ~ Marilyn Goldhaber, Membership Coordinator.
Saturday, Morning, November 28, 10-noon
Meet at Signpost 29 on Claremont Avenue from 10 to Noon as we continue our work building the new trail extension. Tools will be provided.
Saturday, December 12, 10-1
Learn to transplant native ferns - a workshop by Lech Naumovich, Golden Hour Restoration Institute in Garber Park. Save the date and check back for details.
Sunday, December 13, 8-11, led by Dave Quady, Audubon Christmas Bird Count Leader, and Kay Loughman, creator of Wildlife in the North Hills.
Join us to look for winter birds in Claremont Canyon. Meet at the top of the canyon at Four Corners (the Claremont Avenue/Fish Ranch Road/Grizzly Peak Boulevard intersection). We will drive to a couple of locations to sample different habitats in search of resident and migrant birds. We’ll bird from roads, and hike on trails as much as conditions permit. Rain or high wind cancels. RSVP appreciated: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FEMA Update by Tim Wallace:
I can say now with confidence that all three FEMA-funded grants—Oakland’s, the Park District’s and UC’s—are set to move forward. Thanks to recent excellent media coverage, the public is now better informed about the need for wildfire prevention projects and better understands the responsibility that comes with providing . . . (READ MORE)