Links

Albany Community:

City of Albany Parks & Open Space
Friends of Albany Parks
Transition Albany
Albany Historical Society
Albany Strollers & Rollers


Other Local Restoration or Open Space Groups:

Friends of Five Creeks — all-volunteer citizens group restoring & maintaining creeks and watersheds in Berkeley, Albany, & El Cerrito
El Cerrito Trail Trekkers — citizens group building, maintaining, and publicizing little known urban trails in El Cerrito
Garber Park Stewards  — citizens group restoring native plants and improving trails in Garber Park in Oakland
Friends of Sausal Creek — citizens group maintaining and restoring the Sausal Creek watershed
SPAWNERS –(San Pablo Watershed Neighbors Education & Restoration Society)
Golden Hour Restoration Institute –providing science-based instruction and project leadership to conserve and restore native species and habitats
Urban Tilth — cultivating agriculture and watershed restoration in West Contra Costa County


Botanical or California native plant-related:

California Native Plant Society-East Bay Chapter
CalFlora –database of native and non-native plants growing wild in California
California Wildflowers
University & Jepson Herbaria
California Botanical Society
Native American Ethnobotany Database
California Invasive Plant Council
Berkeley Open Source Food –promoting foraging of weedy edible plants in urban areas


Other Natural History Links:

Xerces Society — conserves invertebrates (bees, butterflies, dragonflies, mollusks, etc) and their habitat
Wildlife of the San Francisco Bay Area
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology-UC Berkeley
Golden Gate Audubon Society
Essig Museum of Entomology-UC Berkeley
Mushroom Observer
Bay Area Mycological Society
Mycological Society of San Francisco