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March 29, 2011 > Walking town hall meeting to celebrate Earth Day

Walking town hall meeting to celebrate Earth Day

Submitted By Katie Tague

Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, the first urban National Wildlife Refuge established in the United States, is dedicated to preserving and enhancing wildlife habitat, protecting migratory birds, protecting threatened and endangered species and providing opportunities for wildlife-oriented recreation and nature study for the surrounding communities.

To celebrate Earth Day, California Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett, Tenth Senate District, will hold a "Walking Town Hall Meeting" on Saturday, April 2 at 10 a.m. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Park Ranger will lead the walk which will include an update on environmental legislation. The walk will start outside the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge at 9500 Thornton Avenue, Newark.

To RSVP for the event, call (510) 577-2310. For directions and more information about the refuge, visit

Walking Town Hall Meeting
Saturday, April 2
10 a.m.
Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
9500 Thornton Avenue, Newark
(510) 577-2310

Additional Earth Day events

Earth Day Community Service
Saturday, April 16
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Alviso Environmental Education Center
1751 Grand Blvd., San Jose
(408) 262-5513 x102

Earth Day Community Event
Saturday, April 23
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Conrad E. Anderson M.D. Auditorium
Washington West Building
Washington Hospital
2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont
(408) 262-5513 x102

Castro Valley Sanitation District's Earth Day Clean-Up
Saturday, April 30
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sites throughout Castro Valley
(510) 537-0757

Friends of San Leandro Creek Watershed Festival
Saturday, April 30
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Root Park
Corner of Hays and E 14th Streets, San Leandro
(510) 577-6069

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