Fossil Hill native plant restoration project

with Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation


Website Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation

We will be removing non-native mustard plants from wild areas adjcent to our currently restored areas. This is hand work with hand tools — shovels and picks. Some of it may be accomplished by pulling only.

We will provide tools. Volunteers should wear long pants and sturdy shoes. This is a wild space with tall weeds. Snakes and ticks are occasionally observed. Bring gloves, sunscreen and hat, There is water available on site, but no bathrooms. We will be working in a level area close to a fire road.

We meet every other Saturday from 9-noon.

If you would like to bring a large group, please write and ask.

For details about this opportunity, email

WHEN: Saturdays from 9 – noon
Contra Costa County
Shell Ridge Open Space (detailed directions will be provided by email) Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Volunteer credit is offered

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