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Posted on: December 5, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Contra Costa County Flood Control District Hosts Planting Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 5, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY

 Contra Costa County Flood Control District Hosts Planting Event

Who: Contra Costa County Flood Control, Restoration Trust

What: Planting native plants, removing invasive plants, picking up trash, from a section of Clayton Valley Drain in Concord

Where: Off Solano Way, just south of the Delta De Anza Trail, Concord, CA

When: Saturday, December 8th from 9am – Noon

Giving Natives a Chance began as a joint effort between the Contra Costa County Flood Control District and the Restoration Trust to see if given a proper chance, native plants such as creeping wild rye, Santa Barbara sedge, and Baltic rush could outcompete invasive species in our creeks. Event activities include weeding, trash pick-up, and of course, planting. Light refreshments and lunch will be provided to volunteers. To register for this event, please go to: https://givingnativesachance.eventbrite.com.

Bring gloves, hat, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, and water.

About Contra Costa County Public Works Department:

Contra Costa County Public Works Department (CCCPWD) maintains over 660 miles of roads, 150 miles of streams, channels and other drainage and over 200 County buildings throughout Contra Costa County. CCCPWD provides services such as Parks and Recreation, Sand Bag Distribution and Flood Control throughout unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County. CCCPWD operates two airports, Buchanan Field in Concord and the Byron Airport in Byron. For more information about CCCPWD, please visit us here.

Contact: Michelle Cordis, 925.374.2823 or Steve Padilla, 925.723.2382

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