We see them everywhere, but what do we really know about them? Join us for a short stroll around Lakeside Park to identify and learn about some of the often-ignored and sometimes-reviled plants that we call "weeds".
Come learn about the lives of these city-dwelling birds! From their evolutionary history to their relationships with urban humans, we'll talk about how these birds manage to be so successful and why they deserve a second look.
Most of the water we use in Oakland comes from the Mokelumne River Watershed in the western Sierra Nevada. Long-time resident of the area Sean Kriletich will discuss current watershed issues, their proportional impact on water quantity and quality, and solutions for a healthier future.