1. CAST Day Coming Up at LV, We're Looking for Volunteers & Participants

    We're looking for volunteers & participants for our annual Catch A Special Thrill (C.A.S.T) Day which pairs anglers with special needs kids for a fun day of fishing and a barbecue lunch on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Los Vaqueros Marina. Look here for more information...
  2. CCWD Initiates Water Rate Structure Study

    The Contra Costa Water District is evaluating its rate structure. This study is designed to recommend changes to the existing rate structure. The District's Board of Directors will be discussing this study throughout the year. Read more about the Water Rate Structure Study....
  3. Take A Look At These Impressive Photos of Los Vaqueros Wildlife

    Outdoor Photographer Steve Goodall was frustrated when he couldn't shoot photos of many animals from the trails at Los Vaqueros. So he changed tactics, rented a boat and then saw plenty of wildlife that he's shared with us. See Some of His Photos...
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  1. September 30

    The Drought Resistant Garden This workshop is presented by Annie's Annuals and Perennials. The Drought Resistant Garden with Kate Frey. Join Kate as she thinks about drought from the plant’s perspective. Drought resistance is now a normal part of our gardening vocabulary – yet have we considered this term from a plant’s point of view? Kate will discuss the factors of a plant’s make-up and physical environment that enable it to resist drought, as well as what we can we do in our gardens to aid their ability to withstand it...
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  2. October 1

    Cub Scouts: Into the Wild 1Limited to 20 Participants Bring your Webelos out for an adventure. Naturalist John Mottashed will lead your scouts on a nature hike to complete six of the nine Into the Wild requirements, including: watch for birds, learn about flyways, watch four wild creatures, identify an insect, learn about aquatic ecosystems, and visit a nature center. Call 925-688-8010 to register your scouts.
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  3. October 1

    Your Spectacular Spring Garden Starts … NOW! Annie Shows You How! This garden talk is presented by Annie's Annuals and Perennials. Want to know what we do here at the nursery to get our gardens in tip-top shape for maximum magic come April? Want to know what to plant right now? How about a preview of some of the newest and neatest plants we’ve trialed this year? Be here and behold – Annie is gonna share all that good stuff!
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