Category Archives: City Parks

Saturday, October 14 – Citizen Science: Birds of Marsh Creek

From 08:30am to 11:00am at Big Break Visitor Center at the Delta. Spend a glorious morning amidst bird song spying on year-rounders, pass-byers and winter migrants. Join the ranks of citizen science spotters for e-bird. More Information Advertisements

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Big Break and Marsh Creek Regional Trail Rehabilitation

At a recent TRANSPLAN meeting (the TRANSPLAN Committee was created in 1991 to serve as a multi-jurisdictional transportation planning and coordinating group for the eastern portion of Contra Costa County. The TRANSPLAN committee is made up of elected officials and … Continue reading

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Which color scheme do you like best for the multi-purpose building of the Oakley Recreation Center?

Great news! After 18 years since Oakley’s incorporation, plans and work is underway to provide Phase 1 of a Recreation Community Center for the community! The site is located at 1250 O’Hara Ave, also known as the Moura property (south … Continue reading

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East Bay Regional Park District Announces 2017 Wildland Fire Season

Following the transition into fire season by CAL FIRE, the East Bay Regional Park District is also transitioning and preparing for wildland fire season effective May 15, 2017 in its 120,000 acres of parklands in the counties of Contra Costa … Continue reading

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Marsh Creek Restoration Area at Creekside Park Receives Some Renovations After Winter Storms

City workers and contractors are performing clean up, the installation of new plants and trees, and general maintenance of the Marsh Creek Restoration area at Creekside Park. The January and February Winter rain and wind storms damaged and destroyed some … Continue reading

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San Francisco Bay Water Trail Program Opens 26 New Sites

The San Francisco Bay Water Trail opened 26 new launching and landing sites for non-motorized boats on the Bay. The Water Trail is a regional trail linking nine counties in the Bay Area. Administered by ABAG, the Water Trail program … Continue reading

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Construction of Two New Parks in Oakley is Under Way

Construction has commenced on two new neighborhood parks in Oakley. The parks, Emerson Ranch Park (10 acres) and Catamaran Park (.79 acres) have already begun grading. Emerson Ranch Park, a focal point in the Emerson Ranch subdivision, is a 10 … Continue reading

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