Urban Creeks Council
The Urban Creeks Council is a Berkeley, California non-profit organization that promotes stewardship of San Francisco Bay creeks and habitat restoration around them. The council was founded in 1982 and is based out of West Berkeley.
In 2001 the organization was involved in fighting development in Orinda that could jeopardize creeks, and continuous wildlife habitat between Tilden Regional Park and Robert Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve.
The organization is said to have both inspired and made it possible for "friends of" organizations such as Friends of the Five Creeks to come to fruition.
- Home. UrbanCreeks.org. Urban Creeks Council website. 2011. Retrieved 28-01-2011.
- http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2003/04/04/EB60964.DTL Urban Creeks Council quietly fights to bring creeks back to life.] Katherine Redding. San Francisco Chronicle. 03-04-2003.
- Discovering Berkeley's hidden creeks. Susan Cerny. Berkeley Daily Planet. 24-02-2003. Retrieved 28-01-2011.
- Locals worry Orinda development could affect Tilden’s fragile wildlife. Frank Sims. 25-10-2001. Retrieved 28-01-2011.
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