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Friends of Sausal Creek

Our mission is to conserve, restore, and enhance the Sausal Creek Watershed by educating future generations, involving the community in environmental stewardship, and collaborating with agencies and nonprofits. We support Oakland's biodiversity and are working toward a climate-resilient future.

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Join us for a volunteer workday or community event to learn about and enhance the Sausal Creek Watershed.

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Our Work

Learn more about FOSC's wildlife monitoring, habitat restoration, and native plant projects.

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Your support keeps native plant and wildlife populations thriving, promotes a resilient future, and engages communities in conserving Oakland’s resources.

Native Plants

Friends of Sausal Creek Nursery grows more than one hundred native plant species that support the ecological health of the watershed.

Fast-moving water in a narrow creek-bed in the redwood forest.
Pallid manzanita leaves and flowers in bloom.
Small juvenile rainbow trout in water.
Creek with rocks and tree trunks. A small cascade of water runs over a rock into a reflective pool.
Mariposa lilies, Calochortus umbellatus, in bloom.

The Sausal Creek Watershed

A 2,656-acre biodiversity hotspot, home to fish and wildlife and a vital community resource.

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