Marin County Board of Supervisors Meeting, January 9, 2018

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When: Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 9:00am

Where: 3501 Civic Center Drive Room 330, San Rafael, CA 94901

What: Marin County Board of Supervisors Meeting. From the county's website: "The Board will hear a request from Parks to receive presentation on the use, oversight, and reporting of Measure A expenditures by Marin County Parks and farmland, local parks, and community organization subrecipients. Voters approved a quarter-cent sales tax in November 2012, and it has generated about $12 million per year for care of open spaces, waterways, regional and local parks, farmland, streams, baylands, wildlife and other natural lands. The presentation describes recent staff and partner uses of the funding."

More info here and  here.


Give Back Tuesday at Iron Springs, April 10, 2018

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When: April 10

Where: Iron Springs Pub and Brewery

What: Give Back Tuesdays is a generous community event that happens every Tuesday where Iron Springs donates a percentage of their sales to a local cause or organization. In this way, folks can come down, have a nice meal and a pint (or several) and know that some of what they spend on their meal is coming right back into the programs and services that make Fairfax and Marin such a fantastic place to live.  April 10th is earmarked for Access4Bikes Foundation!

Read more here.

 

 


MMWD Watershed Committee Meeting

When: Thursday, December 21st at 1:30pm

Where: the board room at the MMWD Main Office, 220 Nellen Ave., Corte Madera, CA 94925

On the agenda is approval of the Tamalpais Lands Collaborative (One Tam) 2018 work plan.  Among all the work, Azalea Hill is one of the targeted projects mentioned in the work plan.  Azalea Hill would be a fun trail offering connectivity and safe offroad access between Bon Tempe (and the rest of Mt. Tam) and Pine Mountain.

This is a great opportunity for mountain bikers to yet again make a direct offer to the MMWD board of all the volunteer manpower we can contribute to projects.  

www.marinwater.org/215/Watershed-Committee


Acme Bikes Christmas Sale!

Acme Bikes in San Rafael is having a huge sale that runs through December 30th. Even better, they are donating a portion of their sales to A4BF! Get in there, get a new ride or some fresh new kit and help out A4BF get more singletrack open in Marin.

Very Important! You have to mention A4B at the time of your purchase

10% off all bikes with 5% going to A4B   •  15% off all accessories with 10% going to A4B

Acme Bikes, 1820 4th St., San Rafael, CA 94901  (415) 456-4700

 

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Marin County Parks White Hill Trail Work 12/16

Saturday, December 16th 9:00am to 1:00pm

Join us in maintaining White Hill Trail. We'll remove invasive French broom to clear the trail corridor and increase safety by improving lines of sight. We'll start the day with breakfast snacks, then split into teams and stage along different sections of the trail. After working our way down the trail, we'll finish the day with lunch. The work requires considerable strength and stamina.

Meet at the roadside parking area near the top of White Hill Grade on Sir Francis Drake Blvd

Recommended for ages 12 and up; anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a supervising adult. Dress in layers you can get dirty, wear sturdy shoes, and bring water. Please bring gloves if you have them. Lunch will be provided. In the event of heavy rain and/or high winds call (415) 473-3778 to find out about event status. In the event of cancellation, program will be rescheduled.

Questions or to RSVP: Contact Volunteer Coordinator Greg Reza at GReza@marincounty.org or (415) 473-3778.

DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 101 in Larkspur, take the exit for Sir Francis Drake Blvd west 8 miles. Park in the big gravel pullout on the right side, below the crest of the hill.

 


Tamarancho Trail Work Starting 12/9

 After a long wet season, Tamarancho need some TLC to get ready for another year of single track goodness.

The trail work season for Tamarancho begins this Saturday, December 9th at 10:00 am. See below for more info and other dates.

Where: Saturdays: Main Camp. Meet at the main parking lot at the top of Iron Springs.  Sundays: Flow Trail. Meet at the log ride area halfway up B-17 extension.

When: 10:00 am until 1:00 pm

What days: Saturdays: December 9 & 16, January 6, 15, & 20. Sundays: Dec 10 & 17, January 7, 16 & 21

Bring: Work clothes, work gloves, sturdy shoes and water

We provide: Clif bars, tools and expertise.

Steady rain cancels.