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ORGANIZATION: Golden Gate Audubon Society

Volunteers at Pier 94
Habitat restoration at Pier 94

Over the past 150 years, more than 90% of San Francisco Bay's wetlands have been destroyed by development. But thanks to Golden Gate Audubon volunteers and others, wetlands are now being restored throughout the Bay Area. And we'd like you to join our team of habitat restoration volunteers! Wear closed-toe shoes. Bring and wear mask. Social distance 6 feet apart at all times. Bring your own gloves if you have or we can provide gloves and glove liners, and hand sanitizer.

Each year, Golden Gate Audubon organizes wetlands habitat restoration workdays at Pier 94, a former industrial area along San Francisco's southern waterfront. We pick up trash, remove invasive plants, and plant native species.

Upcoming workdays:

First Saturday of each month

Directions to Pier 94 worksite: From the intersection of Third Street and Cesar Chavez in San Francisco, go south 0.2 miles to the stoplight. Turn LEFT onto Cargo Way, then make an immediate LEFT onto Amador. Continue past the Grain Elevators all the way to the end (0.4 miles). Turn RIGHT onto the graded road at the temporary office on your right, and immediately bear LEFT toward the chain link fence set in a concrete foundation. Drive parallel to the fence toward the Bay. Park along fenceline and then walk toward the Bay along the path that separates the project's tidal pools. There's a sign where you can park indicating the Pier 94 restoration project.

Please note heavy rains cancels these events.

For more information about our Pier 94 restoration project, please contact jcarpinelli @goldengateaudubon.org . Limit 12 volunteers

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About Golden Gate Audubon Society

Location:

2530 San Pablo Avenue Suite #G, Berkeley, CA 94702, US

Mission Statement

The Golden Gate Audubon Society engages people to experience the wonder of birds, and translate that wonder into action; and protect native bird populations and their habitats

Description

Founded in 1917, Golden Gate Audubon is one of the oldest wildlife conservation organizations on the West Coast. We have a long history of inspiring and connecting people in the Bay Area with local birds, wildlife and their habitats and today play a critical role in Bay Area wildlife conservation. Golden Gate Audubon has roughly 10,000 members and supporters in San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Environment
Animals, Community, Environment

WHEN

Tue Mar 01, 2022 - Mon May 30, 2022
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

WHERE

Pier 94 on Amador WaySan Francisco, CA 94107

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Gardening

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2.5 hours
  • outdoors, bending over to ground to dig and plant, using shovel an option for those who cannot bend. Shoreline trash removal using long handles pickers another activity.

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