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February 18, 2014 > Habitat Restoration Volunteer Opportunities

Habitat Restoration Volunteer Opportunities

Submitted By Barbara Silva

The City of FremontÕs Environmental Services Division is currently seeking volunteers to participate in several ongoing Habitat Restoration projects at Sabercat Creek.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to:
Remove non-native plants such as English Ivy, Himalayan Blackberries, and weeds from around the base of the native plants.
Plant native plants, such as Elderberry, native oaks, buckeyes, coffee berries, toyon and other plants.
Spread mulch around the base of the plants.
Fertilize plants from creek.

Please wear the following:
Long -sleeve shirt
Long pants
Sturdy closed toe shoes
Any other items you might need to prepare for changing weather.

Items to bring:
Your own gloves if you own them

The restoration site can be wet and muddy or dry and hot. Please be prepared for all weather conditions.

Volunteers under the age of 18 MUST get the signature of a legal guardian or parent.

If you are interested in volunteering for habitat restoration opportunities contact Environmental Services Volunteer Coordinator, Barbara Silva at (510) 494-4575 or email

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