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Martin Luther King Day of Service January 20

Martin Luther King Day of Service Creek Cleanup Saturday, January 20 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/martin-luther-king-day-of-service-creek-cleanup-tickets-788577706147 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/788577706147?aff=oddtdtcreator...

Update: San Leandro Creek Trail Restoration Project

San Leandro Creek Trail Restoration Project The San Leandro Creek Trail Restoration Project will start in summer 2023, spanning between Hegenberger Road and 105th Avenue. This initiative aims to establish a 1.2-mile scenic multi-use trail along Oakland's San Leandro...

2023 Fall Events – mark your calendars!

School has begun and our programs have too!  We have many wonderful programs we are offering this Fall: Creek to Bay/Coastal Cleanup Day Hegenberger Site Saturday, September 16 10:00 AM-12:00 PM...

Summer care for trees from StopWaste

Give Your Trees Some Tender Loving Care    Trees are vital to a healthy ecosystem. They provide shade and cool our communities, improve air and water quality, and create diverse wildlife habitats. Mature trees save more water than they use. As we experience...

River Otters are HERE!

If you missed our River Otter presentation, please take the time to view the video today! Click here to Watch:  Friends of San Leandro Creek 2023 Huge thanks to Megan Isadore and her amazing organization, the River Otter Ecology Project. For further information...

San Leandro Creek-side Restoration Days

VOLUNTEERS WANTED!! VOLUNTEERS WANTED!!   Help Friends of San Leandro Creek in making the creek healthier, more resilient. We’ll remove invasive plants, then sheet-mulch with cardboard and wood chips to keep invasive species from returning. Please join us for one...

Earth Day Creek Cleanup

  Please join FSLC for an Earth Day Creek Cleanup on Saturday, April 29 from 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM on Hegenberger Rd in Oakland. Picking up trash helps keep our creek beautiful and healthy. Martin Luther King Day of Service is a fun, community-building event for...

River otters return to the Bay and San Leandro Creek!

Join FSLC for an inspiring talk about the return of River Otters to the Bay and San Leandro Creek.  Megan Isadore, Director of River Otter Ecology Project. Please join us for Supporting Conservation, Otter by Otter, a deep dive into our Otter Spotter...

Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service Cleanup

Hello and Happy New Year all! Please join FSLC for an important creek cleanup on Saturday, January 21 from 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM on Hegenberger Rd in Oakland. Picking up trash helps keep our creek beautiful and healthy. Martin Luther King Day of Service is a fun,...

My Favorite Farm Box

As Coordinator of FSLC, I will never sell you anything. That's not my job. But, if I find something that is wonderful, I will share it with you. If you're looking at this site, you care about lowering your carbon footprint. Here's a simple and delish way to do that....

Coastal Cleanup/Creek to Bay Day Creek Cleanup

 Saturday September 17, 2022 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  San Leandro Creek at 250 Hegenberger Rd Oakland, CA - The Bridge over the San Leandro Creek  View map   Step up for the Creek, Bay and Ocean - they are all connected!   Sign up here:  See...

FSLC Field Trips for 2022-23 – UPDATE

Educator's guide '22-23 SWL UPDATE!! Educators, look for 2023-24 field trips around August and sign up for your trip!  2022-23 Field trip season is just about done for the year. It was such a successful program 🙂  We had 33 classrooms apply, and provided an...

Bird Box 1st Family

Meet the 1st Family of the Bird Boxes at Chabot Park!  We purchased an endoscope - (yes, an endoscope!) to gently spy on our nests and our first box is inhabited with 3-4 chickadee chicks! As we get more experienced with our equipment, our image quality should...

Bird Box Plaques

We have officially adopted out all 12 boxes! Thanks, Michael for climbing up that ladder & hammering!

Earth Day Family Activities – with FSLC & Friends

Join FSLC and other local organizations this Saturday from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Casa Peralta in San Leandro for some Family Friendly Earth Day FUN! Go to City of San Leandro Calendar of events for more info, or sign up at Eventbrite:...

It’s Earth Day 2022!

It's Earth Day 2022! Here are some awesome ideas for you to do at home, with friends and family:                                               Go...

Bird Box Adoptions

Click arrow below to see purchase options Options Option 1 - 1 year bird box adoption $50.00 USD Option 2 - 2 year adoption $90.00 USD Option 3 - sliding scale $25.00 USD    Oops, the $50.00 Pay Pal button seems to be temporarily out of order. You can still...

Phil Gordon’s “Birds of the Riparian Zone” video

https://sanleandro-org.zoom.us/rec/share/MYYNxoFBnL29frXEwaa0grQKW_WYbBzUTUWpMoN0aayGaSaDCKXleUoAtdP3_To2.SF4fTZO4uWJR1Grj Access Passcode: ?9SbrH5R For those of you that missed the masterful Phil Gordon discuss "Birds of the Riparian Zone" on January 27, please do...

Bird Box Unveiling Party March 12!!

Saturday, March 12 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM join FSLC at Chabot Park in San Leandro. The Friends have installed 12 bird boxes for cavity nesting birds around the park! This fun morning will include: Meet the Eagle Scout that made them - by hand! Family friendly Kid's...

General Meeting January 27 6:30 PM

Ohlone Audubon expert Phil Gordon's virtual tour of San Leandro Creek's Riparian Birds Want a "bird's eye" view of San Leandro Creek's feathered residents? Ohlone Audubon's bird expert Phil Gordon will take us on a virtual tour to see which species live, nest, or...

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