The acwForum Calendar list includes a variety of acwForum events that are sponsored by or posted by acwForum Members (signatories), and may include volunteer or stewardship opportunities in the watershed, upcoming meetings, workgroup activities, field trips, seminars, etc. All events are oriented to fulfilling the overarching acwForum mission - to improve water-related beneficial issues and resources within the Alameda Creek Watershed. Scroll through the Calendar list for upcoming events or to view completed acwForum Calendar items.

Maintaining Water-Efficient Gardens and Irrigation Leak Detection

Lecture   Learn how to keep your garden healthy throughout the seasons with proper maintenance techniques including pest and weed management, pruning, mulching, and irrigation tips.  Discover how to identify irrigation system inefficiencies  and repair minor leaks.

Free Registration Required. 


Cancelled: State of the Alameda Creek Watershed 2020

Allison Rodacker,

Watershed Day at the Capitol

The California Watershed Network is holding its 13th annual "Watershed Day at the Capitol" in Sacramento on April 25th. The day includes a morning program (starting at 9 am) of updates on policy and legislation related to watershed restoration in California. The afternoon consists of visits to legislators offices to share stories and needs. More info soon at

Josh Bradt - BAWN (Bay Area Watershed Network),

Niles, Fremont

You're Invited! ACWD's Fishway Construction Groundbreaking Event

Please join the Alameda County Water District as we break ground on this very important fish passage project.


Working with Volunteers: Invasive Plant Management
Trudeau Conference Center, Oakland

Free workshop for stewards of natural areas:  Weed Management Training for Volunteers;  April 7, 2018 in Oakland

Do you volunteer working to improve habitat in local parks or open spaces?  Would you like to steward a local natural area but don’t know where to begin?  The California Invasive Plant Council (Cal-IPC) , East Bay Regional Parks District, and Calflora are partnering with local conservation organizations to host Working with Volunteers: Invasive Plant Management, a free 1-day training for members of local groups who are concerned with or would like to learn more about the control of invasive plants.  Participants will learn the basics of weed management, hear about diverse restoration efforts in our area, and meet fellow stewards.   The training workshop will be held on Saturday, April 7th from 9am - 3pm at the Trudeau Conference Center in Oakland.  Workshop topics will include:

·       The biology and ecology of invasive plants,

·       Invasive plant management tools and best practices,

·       Resources available to assist you with your project,

·       Break-out sessions focusing on tool types, group management techniques, and using a restoration framework for weed management,

·       Use of Calfora and the Observer Pro app to document and map invasive and native plants.

Space is limited, so register now!


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California Invasive Plant Council,