The district made the decision in the wake of Monday’s extended order that includes additional restrictions, including dog parks.
The East Bay Regional Park District has announced a raft of new park closures — which affect both parking and trail access — to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
New rules for dog owners are now in effect to maintain safe social distancing.
Parks were temporarily closed Tuesday but will reopen within the next day or two, said EBRPD.
The survey covers how visitors use the 73 parks, issues on the trails, and ideas ranging from water bottle filling stations to natural art installations.
The use of the active ingredient in Roundup is immediately banned around picnic and play areas and will be totally banned from district parks by the end of 2020.
In the first of our five-part Edge Of Extinction video series, we meet the western pond turtles. Although these beloved creatures seem to be doing well, appearances can be deceptive.
We checked in with EBRPD naturalist Ashley Adams to get the lowdown on how to deal with these potentially dangerous creatures.
The federal judge rejected the defense argument that Amer Alhaggagi was an Internet troll who had been joking around when he talked about setting off bombs and killing 10K people.
A 22-year-old man was arrested in Richmond in connection with multiple car burglaries at many locations in the regional park over the course of two days.
Amer Alhaggagi has admitted to opening social media accounts for ISIS and planning bombings and fires around Berkeley. His attorneys say he was just kidding around.
The closure, which has been done during the newts’ seasonal migration for over 20 years, allows the salamanders to seek out the higher air moisture levels they favor for breeding.