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EnvironmentSpring Tree Walk
At this event presented by the library in partnership with Mountain View Trees, arborists will tell stories as attendees ramble through the trees of Pioneer Park. All ages are welcome, please keep pets on leash. This walk will take place rain or shine. Registration is not required, but it is appreciated. March 8, 12-1 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
EnvironmentDon't Frack California
Californians Against Fracking, a coalition of over 150 organizations, is chartering buses from many locations in the Bay Area, including Palo Alto, to Sacramento to rally and march in protest against fracking in California. The bus leaves from the Palo Alto Caltrain station. March 15, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free to attend; $20-$25 for bus rides (some scholarships available). Palo Alto Caltrain Station, 95 University Ave., Palo Alto.
Environment'The Best of Baylands - Our Backyard Birds'
The Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society is hosting this talk about the history and ecology of the Baylands. Ashok Khosla, president of the Audubon Society, will give the talk. March 19, 7:30 p.m. Free. Cubberley Community Center, Room H1, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
EnvironmentWingding Family Fest
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District and the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society will host an event celebrating spring. Activities include birding, hiking and exploring nature. Some activities have limited space and are first-come-first-served; sign up at arrival. May 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve, one mile south of the Page Mill Road, Alpine Road, Skyline Blvd intersection, .
EnvironmentImprovements to Household Hazardous Waste Station
There have been new upgrades made to the Household Hazardous Waste Station. Safely dispose of unwanted or unused toxic household items. New hours: every Saturday 9-11 a.m. and first Friday of the month, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Limitations: must be Palo Alto resident (license or registration). Please visit the website for more information. Sept. 20-21, Free. Regional Water Quality Control Plant, 2501 Embarcadero Way, Palo Alto.