Category Archives: City Parks

Sunday, November 18 from 09:00am to 11:00am – Dune Day Restoration! at Big Break

Help restore a small piece of the dunes as we remove invasive weeds and re-establish native plants! Bring water, work gloves, hat, dress for the weather and prepare for general grubbiness. No registration required; Drop-in program only. Google Map to … Continue reading

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Dutch Slough Tidal Restoration Project Ground Breaking Ceremony

This past Wednesday, October 17, I had the opportunity to participate in the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Dutch Slough Tidal Marsh Restoration. The Dutch Slough project will be the Delta’s largest restored fresh water tidal marsh. The tidal marsh … Continue reading

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Marsh Creek Restoration Project Adds Willow Whips

In the winter of 2013 the City of Oakley Public Works Department completed a restoration and enhancement project which restored approximately three acres of natural riparian habitat to Marsh Creek adjacent to Creekside Park. Throughout the years, the Public Works … Continue reading

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Oakley Dog Park Construction Update

The anticipated Koda Dog Park is starting to take shape with the commencement of Phase 2. The walkways through the park are being set and fencing for the designated play areas and landscaping are soon to follow. The Park will … Continue reading

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Oakley Recreation Center Update

The intersection at O’Hara Avenue and Chianti Way is currently under construction to install a new traffic signal at this location. The current configuration is a “T” intersection with a median restricting vehicles from making a left turn on to … Continue reading

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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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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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