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Creek Clean-up in Fremont, CA (Saturday, March 25th)
Sat, 25 March 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Join us for a morning creek clean-up. Your work will help protect the Bay, its tributaries, and their resident wildlife from harm by litter carried downstream from litter "hot spots" in Fremont.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9:00am to noon
Heavy rain 12 hours prior will cancel or postpone the event. Once registered, look for an email notification of a cancellation/postponement, in case of recent rain.
Who: Volunteers of all ages are welcome! Children under the age of 12 require an accompanying adult.
Mandatory: A signed waiver form is required for each participant, for each date of service. No Waiver, No Participation!!! Individuals under 18 years of age will also need a parent or legal guardian to sign their waiver forms.
This volunteer opportunity will fulfill community service hours. Please bring any forms needed to be signed.
Workday Supervisor: Sabrina Siebert by email or via phone (510-494-4589). Available Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Program Manager: Barbara Silva by email or via phone (510-494-4575) to coordinate larger groups.
Where: Crandall Creek
5001 Deep Creek Rd., Fremont, CA 94555
Please park in the Ardenwood Plaza parking lot.
Please check tripplanner.transit.511.org for suggested routes if taking public transportation.
The gates to the hot spot areas are on Deep Creek Rd.
RESTROOMS: No restroom facilities are available at this location. Please use a restroom before you arrive.
- Disposable gloves
- Garbage bags
- Some buckets to carry broken glass, etc.
- Litter pickers
- Water to refill bottles
- Rubbing alcohol and paper towels
- A signed waiver form. No waiver, no participation.
- A reusable water bottle.
- Outdoor work attire (hats, sunscreen, sturdy closed-toe shoes/boots and long pants and a long-sleeved shirt ).
- You are welcome to bring your own gloves and buckets (please label them).
- Community service hours forms, if applicable.
- Printed map to confirm exact site location.
Required: All participants must sign a waiver form; minors under 18 years of age must bring a waiver form signed by a parent or legal guardian. A new signed waiver is required for each event. Children 12 or under require an accompanying adult.
More information about protecting Alameda County Creeks, Wetlands, and the Bay from pollution, courtesy of the Alameda Countywide Clean Water Program.
Schedule of future work days:
In addition to occasional Creek Clean-ups, we also have volunteer opportunities performing habitat restoration at Sabercat Historical Park. Sabercat Creek Habitat Restoration work parties are scheduled for the 1st Saturday of the month (except July, September, and October, when it'll be the second Saturday), from 9am-noon. There will be additional work parties as needed.
March 25, 2017 (4th Sat), 9am-noon Creek Clean-up at Crandall Creek, 5001 Deep Creek Rd. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/creek-clean-up-in-fremont-ca-saturday-march-25th-tickets-32448423107
April 1, 2017 (1st Sat), 9am-noon Sabercat Creek Habitat Restoration, Site 5 (Becado Pl.) https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/habitat-restoration-days-for-sabercat-creek-in-fremont-ca-jan-dec-2017-tickets-29058924024
April 8, 2017 (2nd Sat), 9am-noon Creek Clean-up at Tule Ponds South, 1608 Walnut Ave. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/creek-clean-up-in-fremont-ca-saturday-april-8th-tickets-33127050901
April 15, 2017 (3rd Sat), 9am-noon California Native Plant Week! Sabercat Creek Habitat Restoration, Site 4 https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/california-native-plant-week-habitat-restoration-day-for-sabercat-creek-in-fremont-ca-saturday-tickets-33103004979
May 6, 2017 (1st Sat), 9am-noon Sabercat Creek Habitat Restoration, Site TBA https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/habitat-restoration-days-for-sabercat-creek-in-fremont-ca-jan-dec-2017-tickets-29058925027
June 3, 2017 (1st Sat), 9am-noon Sabercat Creek Habitat Restoration, Site TBA https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/habitat-restoration-days-for-sabercat-creek-in-fremont-ca-jan-dec-2017-tickets-29058926030
July 8, 2017 (2nd Sat), 9am-noon Sabercat Creek Habitat Restoration, Site TBA https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/habitat-restoration-days-for-sabercat-creek-in-fremont-ca-jan-dec-2017-tickets-32695174146
August 5, 2017 (1st Sat), 9am-noon Sabercat Creek Habitat Restoration, Site TBA https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/habitat-restoration-days-for-sabercat-creek-in-fremont-ca-jan-dec-2017-tickets-32695175149
Sept 9, 2017 (2nd Sat), 9am-noon Sabercat Creek Habitat Restoration, Site TBA https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/habitat-restoration-days-for-sabercat-creek-in-fremont-ca-jan-dec-2017-tickets-29058929039
Oct 14, 2017 (2nd Sat), 9am-noon Sabercat Creek Habitat Restoration, Site TBA https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/habitat-restoration-days-for-sabercat-creek-in-fremont-ca-jan-dec-2017-tickets-31980364130
Nov 4, 2017 (1st Sat), 9am-noon Sabercat Creek Habitat Restoration, Site TBA https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/habitat-restoration-days-for-sabercat-creek-in-fremont-ca-jan-dec-2017-tickets-29058931045
Dec 2, 2017 (1st Sat), 9am-noon Sabercat Creek Habitat Restoration, Site TBA https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/habitat-restoration-days-for-sabercat-creek-in-fremont-ca-jan-dec-2017-tickets-29058932048
Also save the dates for these events (Earth Day events listed are walk-in friendly; eventbrite registrations will be added later for the Sept 16 and Oct 28 events.):
April 22, 2017 (4th Sat), 10am-2pm, Earth Day Open House at the Nature Learning Center in Fremont Central Park, behind Aqua Adventure Water Park at 40224 Paseo Padre Pkwy. Explore the classroom and pollinator garden, learn about local wildlife, and make nature crafts for kids.
April 22, 2017, (4th Sat) 11am-3pm “Let’s Go Green Together” Earth Day Fair at Washington Hospital, Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium, 2500 Mowry Ave. Meet with eco-friendly experts and learn new ways to go green. https://fremont.gov/earthday
Sept 16, 2017 (3rd Sat), 9am-noon, Coastal Clean-up Day, Sites TBA (Litter Hotspots around Fremont; not Sabercat Creek)
Oct 28, 2017 (4th Sat), 9am-noon, Make a Difference Day, Sites TBA (Will probably include Sabercat Historical Park)