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Park It: Wild Flowers in Bloom

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By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune The spring wildflower pageant continues in the East Bay Regional Park District, with several naturalist-led walks scheduled to view this year’s exceptional displays. Two wildflower walks are on the agenda at Morgan Territory Regional Preserve east of Mt. Diablo. The first is a ...

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Park It: Earth Day celebrations

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By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune Earth Day, an annual re-dedication to environmental preservation and protection, first celebrated in 1970, will be marked again this year by special events in several East Bay Regional Parks. At Coyote Hills Regional Park in Fremont, “reduce, reuse and recycle” will be the ...

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Park It: Scottish Fair at Ardenwood

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By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune The pipes are calling and the clans will gather at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont on Saturday, April 1, for the annual Tartan Day Scottish Fair. Sponsored by the East Bay Regional Park District and the East Bay Scottish Association, the always-colorful event ...

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Park It: Cleaning up at Tilden Regional Park

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune There’s lots of variety in the free public programs scheduled in coming days at Tilden Nature area near Berkeley. First on the agenda is “Soapy Suds, DIY Cleaning Supplies,” from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, hosted by interpretive student aide Brianna Contaxis-Tucker. ...

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Regional parks weather the storm

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By BEVERLY LANE Special to the Tribune Although this winter’s storms brought a much-needed supply of water, they also unfortunately caused a lot of damage in the East Bay Regional Park District. Probably the hardest hit was Del Valle Regional Park 10 miles south of Livermore. The park surrounds Lake ...

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Johnny Appleseed Day approaches

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune Johnny Appleseed isn’t just a figment of American folklore; he was an actual person. His real name was John Chapman. Born in 1774 in Pennsylvania, he became a pioneer nurseryman as an adult, establishing apple tree nurseries in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and other ...

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Park It: ‘Less than appealing’

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune Spring is a great time for enjoying the trails in the East Bay Regional Parks. The hills are green, wildlife abounds, and all kinds of wildflowers are starting to appear. Unfortunately, another appearance is trash left behind by park visitors. While walking the ...

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Parks Board announces new director

Colin Coffey, new Ward 7 Director of the East Bay Regional Park District. Ward 7 encompasses Martinez, as well as other areas in eastern Contra Costa County. (EBRPD / Courtesy)

The East Bay Regional Park District announced the appointment of Hercules resident Colin Coffey to the Ward 7 seat of the EBRPD Board of Directors. Ward 7 generally encompasses the Eastern Contra Costa County communities of Antioch, Bay Point, Bethel Island, Brentwood, Byron, Crockett, Discovery Bay, Hercules, Knightsen, Martinez, Mt. ...

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