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Droughts Affects Water at Parks

Droughts Affects Water at Parks

As we approach the dry spring and summer months, the scope and severity of California’s drought has become more apparent, but it is already clear that California is faced with extraordinarily dry conditions, with impacts to all sectors and every corner of the state. Some Regional and State Parks may not have running water this summer, and we’d like to address a few things to help you better prepare for your walk.

Custom Walk uses NPS sites in Marin

Custom Walk uses NPS sites in Marin

This May, Coastwalk volunteers will take four young hikers from Richmond, Virginia on a custom, 6-day/5-night Coastwalk from downtown San Francisco, along the Marin Headlands, up Mt.Tam and down to camp their final night at Steep Ravine. This new route, currently being prehiked by our volunteers, stops at Bicentennial and Haypress campgrounds, NPS sites little used by Coastwalk in recent years.

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We want to thank you, again!

We want to thank you, again!

After the great success of last falls Volunteer Appreciation Campout we want to host another one! Stephanie and I had such a great time, meeting new volunteers, hearing stories about walks and what brings volunteers back to Coastwalk year after year. We are still deciding on the site but follow the link to help choose a date that works for you!

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Save the Chuckwagon UPDATE

Save the Chuckwagon UPDATE

Thank you to each and everyone of our donors who helped us to meet (and exceed!!) our fundraising goal of $5,000 for Chuckwagon repairs! Stay tuned for further updates and if you haven't donated there is still a chance (and so many more things we can do!) Click here...

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New Member of the Coastwalk Family

Coastwalk welcomed a new staff member in December 2013, Suzanne Schipper. Suzanne joins us as a part-time bookkeeper. She graduated many years ago with a degree in Psychology and Music Therapy. However she has been doing bookkeeping and associated accounting work for...

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South Salmon Creek Beach Cleanup

South Salmon Creek Beach Cleanup UPDATE: Volunteers joined Dailey Little of Healing Heart Reiki in Santa Rosa at South Salmon, Rangers were on hand to open the parking lot and help haul away the trash. A big thank you to our volunteers and State Park Rangers! We hope...

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In the office with Coastwalk

Goodbyes at the Office Two interns from Sonoma State University’s planning departments joined Coastwalk this past year. Their projects primarily involved database work on the Conservancy signage grant. Both wrapped up their internship hours over the summer, and we are...

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Recipe Corner- Mountain Pies

Recipe Corner- Mountain Pies

Ask anyone about their favorite memories of a Coastwalk and I guarantee at least one will recount memories of great meals around the campfire! Our cooks are some of our most important volunteers, coming back to a hot delicious meal after a long day of hiking is one of...

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2013 Volunteer Appreciation Campout

2013 Volunteer Appreciation Campout

VOLUNTEER CAMPOUT We had a great turnout at our Volunteer Appreciation campout at Bodega Dunes Campground in Sonoma County. There were lots of good ideas and excited energy looking forward to next year’s Walks season already. We ended our last night by going around in...

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