Help Restore Beaconsfield Canyon--last Saturday of the month

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ORGANIZATION: Friends of Sausal Creek

Clearing the hillside

Join local volunteers in restoring beautiful Beaconsfield Canyon, between Chelton and Ascot drives, in Oakland's Montclair district. We pull invasive plants, plant natives, water them, build trails, and enjoy the urban wilderness. We supply tools, gloves, snacks and water. Wear long sleeves, long pants, and closed toe shoes with decent treads. Meet at 2639 Beaconsfield Place, just off Chelton Drive. Walk in on the dirt road. For more info, email

We meet the last Saturday of each month, 9-12, with exceptions for Earth Day (April) and Creek-to-Bay Day (September) and special planting days when we meet on those days instead. Upcoming workdays are Sunday December 18 (planting day), January 21 (planting day), February 25, and March 25.

Note: No bathrooms in Beaconsfield Canyon.

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About Friends of Sausal Creek


PO Box 2737, OAKLAND, CA 94602, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to restore, maintain, and protect the Sausal Creek Watershed. We educate future generations, involve the community in environmental stewardship, and collaborate with agencies and other nonprofits to have a positive impact on the local ecosystem.


Friends of Sausal Creek is a volunteer-based, nonprofit, community organization dedicated to promoting awareness, appreciation, and stewardship of Oakland’s Sausal Creek Watershed, which drains to the San Francisco Bay. Formed in 1996, the Friends recognize that citizen participation-from residents to decision-makers, teachers, and students-is critical for building a long-term commitment to protecting Sausal Creek as a natural resource for the greater Oakland community.





We'll work with your schedule.


2639 Beaconsfield PlaceOakland, CA 94611




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  • Must be at least 16
  • 3 hours
  • Under 16 ok if with parents. Unaccompanied minors must have liability waiver signed by parents.

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