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.


HUNT CAMP TRAIL DAY on Saturday and Sunday, August 19 & 20

Volunteers will help build a new extension trail by hand between lower Hunt Camp and Manzanita Fire Road to connect with Contour Trail. This is a rare opportunity to build an entirely new trail by hand in Open Space! The weekend is hosted by V-O-Cal (Volunteers for Outdoor California), a nonprofit that provides volunteer workforces for large-scale trail construction projects, habitat restoration, and related land stewardship activities on public lands.

  • Join in with neighbors, friends and Parks staff
  • Volunteer for one day or the weekend
  • Work on the trail or prepare meals at the basecamp
  • No experience necessary – tools and gloves provided
  • Free lunch both days for all volunteers
  • Optional camping overnight with fellow volunteers

WHAT: Hunt Camp Trail Day
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, August 19 and 20
WHERE: Gary Giocomini Open Space Preserve in the San Geronimo Valley

SIGN UP TODAY AT www.v-o-cal.org


Dias Ridge Trail Day, Saturday June 10, 2017

When the Dias Ridge Trail opened in 2010, MCBC made a commitment to care for the trail well into the future. Mountain bikers have returned year after year to maintain the trail in partnership with the Ocean Riders, California State Parks and GGNRA.

Join us on Saturday, June 10 as we cut back the overgrown brush on the trail, removal temporary fencing and apply fill to low spots and ruts.

Here is the event signup page.

 

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Ales and Trails

Our Ales and Trails festival was a huge success! We sold out and raised over $13,000 and were able to make a donation of $2,000 to Friends of China Camp to help rebuild the winter damage to Shoreline Trail. Thanks to all our vendors and everyone who volunteered and attended. We had a great time, hope you did too!

Remember that Ales and Trails will happen again in May of 2018.  We'll let you know the exact dates when we know.