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Title: Measure DD Program Tour at Lake Merritt
START DATE: Saturday March 16
TIME: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location Details:
Meet in front of the Lake Chalet Restaurant
1520 Lakeside Drive
Oakland,CA 94612
Event Type: Teach-In
Contact NameConstance
Email Addressconstance [at] wildoakland.org
Phone Number
We will tour the newest Measure DD project at the south end of Lake Merritt, learning about the effort underway to reverse the long history of urban encroachment upon this tidal lagoon. We’ll visit the newly-opened channel, tidal marsh, and stormwater treatment features. We will learn how the water flow is managed by the flood control station at 7th Street, and discuss the upcoming projects that will help re-establish the connection between Lake Merritt and the Bay.

Our guide will be Joel Peter, Measure DD Program Manager for the City of Oakland.

Added to the calendar on Thursday Feb 28th, 2013 11:39 AM

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