The Claremont Canyon Conservancy is a catalyst for the long-term protection and restoration of the canyon's natural environment and an advocate for comprehensive fire safety along its wildland/urban interface.
President's Message: Update on FEMA Grants
by L. Tim Wallace
As we write this newsletter we await the Record of Decision (ROD) on the FEMA grant to UC--and to the Park District and the City of Oakland--for removal of hazardous eucalyptus trees. As we reported last month, the Final Environmental Impact Statement was issued in early December which must be followed by a 30-day period before the ROD is issued. Normally, issuance of the ROD clears the way for releasing the grants. However, nothing is normal in this situation as 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of the original grant application for these funds. And we discovered that . . . (read more)
Passive Restoration Workshop
To RSVP contact Shelagh at email@example.com or 510-517-1918. For a map and directions, go to http://garberparkstewards.blogspot.com/p/directions.html.
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by Marilyn Goldhaber
There are many ways to keep abreast of the goings-on in Claremont Canyon—and also in its surrounding neighborhoods. If you are interested mainly in the wildlands of Claremont Canyon and the activities of the Claremont Canyon Conservancy, including our hikes, stewardship projects, trail upkeep, and wildfire safety, we have a monthly one-page newsletter that we send out by email to our members and anyone else who signs up for the service. We also have an 8-page print newsletter, which we send out twice a year the old fashioned way, by US post, with archived copies available here. Not currently receiving these? Please contact us by phone or email to sign up free of charge. If, on the other hand, you are interested in communicating with neighbors in the vicinity of Claremont Canyon, there are online forums for doing just that . . . (READ MORE)