The Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation works to preserve and enhance Walnut Creek's 2700 acres of open space and to educate area residents so that they can enjoy this wonderful resource. Learn more...
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Updated Weekend Schedule Announced through June 2017
Every Tuesday Morning - 9am to 12pm - WCOSF Tuesday Group meets to complete various activities in the Open Spaces
Saturday March 25 - 9am to 12pm - Sutherland Entrance Restoration in Shell Ridge
Saturday April 8 - 9am to 12pm - Sutherland Entrance Restoration in Shell Ridge
Monday April 10 - 9am to 12pm - Monthly Nursery Group at the Native Plant Nursery
Saturday April 22 - 9am to 12pm - Sutherland Entrance Restoration in Shell Ridge
SPECIAL EVENT: Saturday April 1 - 2pm to 4pm - Shell Ridge Hike with Bob Simmons
Join Bob Simmons, former Open Space Foundation President and former Mayor of the City of Walnut Creek, on a fun and informational hike in Shell Ridge on April 1. This hike will provide information on the natural resources of Shell Ridge, the history of the Open Space and the Foundation, the active restoration areas being worked by the Foundation, and some spring wildflowers. This approximately 3 mile hike through the western Shell Ridge Open Space will visit three active Foundation-led habitat restoration sites in Shell Ridge.