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    In addition to the events that Megan emailed about this weekend,
    Stan Dodson is leading a trail workday on Saturday afternoon and a
    hike on Monday (see below).  The Shepherd Canyon Eco-Pullers will
    also be working on Monday; see details on the FOSC event calendar,
    <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.sausalcreek.org/volunteer/calendar.html">http://www.sausalcreek.org/volunteer/calendar.html</a> .<br>
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    It's a great weekend to recommit yourself to volunteer service in
    2012.<br>
    Thank you for all your help!<br>
    Kimra<br>
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      ________________________________________ <br>
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        Kimra McAfee, Executive Director <br>
        Friends of Sausal Creek <br>
        P.O. Box 2737 <br>
        Oakland, CA 94602 <br>
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        ph:  510.501.FOSC (3672) <br>
        e-mail:  <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated"
          href="mailto:coordinator@sausalcreek.org">coordinator@sausalcreek.org</a>
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        web:  <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated"
          href="http://www.sausalcreek.org">www.sausalcreek.org</a> <br>
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          <td>Hiking Tour & Trail Work this Weekend</td>
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          <th valign="BASELINE" align="RIGHT" nowrap="nowrap">Date: </th>
          <td>Tue, 10 Jan 2012 16:57:09 -0800 (PST)</td>
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          <th valign="BASELINE" align="RIGHT" nowrap="nowrap">From: </th>
          <td>Stan Dodson <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:stankdodson@yahoo.com"><stankdodson@yahoo.com></a></td>
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          <th valign="BASELINE" align="RIGHT" nowrap="nowrap">Reply-To:
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          <td>Stan Dodson <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:stankdodson@yahoo.com"><stankdodson@yahoo.com></a></td>
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          <th valign="BASELINE" align="RIGHT" nowrap="nowrap">To: </th>
          <td><a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:dimond@lists.lmi.net">dimond@lists.lmi.net</a> <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:dimond@lists.lmi.net"><dimond@lists.lmi.net></a>,
            <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:glenfriends@yahoogroups.com">glenfriends@yahoogroups.com</a>
            <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:glenfriends@yahoogroups.com"><glenfriends@yahoogroups.com></a></td>
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            <div id="yiv404726505yui_3_2_0_18_132617420700340">HIKE:<span><br>
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            <div id="yiv404726505yui_3_2_0_18_1326174207003123">Join me
              this coming Monday (MLK Holiday) for part or all of a hike
              from Dimond Park, up and around Joaquin Miller Park, and
              back - approx 9 miles.<br>
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              When: Monday, Jan 16, 9am - 1pm<br>
              Where: Meet at the BASKETBALL COURT near the swimming pool
              in Dimond Park - the group will leave promptly at 9:05am<br>
              What: a round-trip hike through Dimond Canyon and Joaquin
              Miller Park - flowing streams, redwoods, oaks, ferns,
              wildlife, etc<br>
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              Not up for the full hike? It's easy to do shorter
              versions. Examples include:<br>
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              1) bring a friend, join the group up to Monterey Blvd,
              then turn around and backtrack to Dimond Park (approx 3.2
              miles)<br>
              2) hike to the top of Joaquin Miller Park, arrange a
              pick-up from a friend (approx 4.5 miles)<br>
              3) meet us at the top and hike DOWN to Dimond Park (approx
              4.5 miles)</div>
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            <div id="yiv404726505yui_3_2_0_18_1326174207003125">VOLUNTEER
              OPPORTUNITY (a Dimond Improvement Association, Friends of
              Sausal Creek, and Oakland Public Works partnership):<br>
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            <div id="yiv404726505yui_3_2_0_18_1326174207003129">On
              Saturday, I'll lead a trail maintenance project on the
              Bridgeview switchbacks that connect the Dimond Canyon
              Trail to the Bridgeview Trail. Activities will include
              improving the trail (w/ grub axe, shovels, sledge hammers
              and rakes) , trimming brush, and cutting ivy off of trees.
              Bring gloves and tools for the activity you're comfortable
              in helping with (we'll have some extra tools, but not
              many).<br>
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            <div id="yiv404726505yui_3_2_0_18_1326174207003184">When:
              Saturday, Jan 14, 12:30pm-3:30pm</div>
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              Meet at the end of Bridgeview Dr (off Leimert) at the
              trailhead; we'll hike in 1/4 mile together, or meet us
              there for part of the time.<br>
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            <div id="yiv404726505yui_3_2_0_18_1326174207003260">What:
              Improve the Bridgeview switchbacks<br>
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            <div id="yiv404726505yui_3_2_0_18_1326174207003327">Please
              RSVP and/or ask questions directly to: <a
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                ymailto="mailto:stankdodson@yahoo.com" target="_blank"
                href="mailto:stankdodson@yahoo.com">stankdodson@yahoo.com</a><br>
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              See you on the trails!<br>
              <br>
              Stan<br>
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              Stan Dodson, Board Member<br>
              Dimond Improvement Association<br>
              "Involvement Builds Community"<br
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              <a moz-do-not-send="true" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"
                href="http://www.dimondnews.org/">www.dimondnews.org</a><span
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