In partnership with the California State Parks Foundation, PG&E will be a presenting sponsor of the 2009 Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup on Saturday, April 25.
Local 1245 members can sign up on the Volunteer Web site at www.pgevolunteers.com to participate at one of 16 project sites located around the state. Events will begin at 9 a.m., rain or shine, and will run until 1 p.m.
The Earthy Day project sites are:
§ Marin County, San Francisco Bay: Angel Island State Park
§ Placer County, Auburn: Auburn State Recreation Area
§ San Francisco County, San Francisco: Candlestick Point State Recreation Area
§ San Joaquin County, Ripon: Caswell Memorial State Park
§ Yolo County, Clarksburg: Clarksburg River Access Facility
§ Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz: Coast Dairies State Park
§ Sacramento County, Folsom: Folsom Lake State Recreation Area/Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park
§ Alameda County, Oakland: Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline Park
§ Mendocino County, Mendocino: The Big River Unit of Mendocino Headlands State Park
§ Fresno/Madera County, Friant: Millerton Lake State Recreation Area
§ San Luis Obispo County, Los Osos: Montaíƒ±a de Oro State Park
§ Contra Costa County, Concord/Walnut Creek: Mt. Diablo State Park
§ Kern County, Bakersfield: The Park at Riverwalk
§ Humboldt County, Trinidad: Patrick’s Point State Park
§ Marin County, Lagunitas/San Rafael: Samuel P. Taylor State Park
§ Shasta County, Shasta/Redding: Shasta State Historic Park
Last year, nearly 1,300 PG&E volunteers—employees, retirees and their families and friends—turned out for Earth Day-related events to remove litter, plant trees, clear nature trails, weed non-native invasive plants and refurbish picnic areas at 13 parks, recreation areas and beaches.
Contact Barbara Contreras (BJC5) at 415-973-3472 with questions about Earth Day.
Earth Day Photo Contest
Participants should bring their cameras and snap some pictures of colleagues cleaning up the environment. Then e-mail your best photo (saved as “300 dpi,” “fine” or “large” format, depending on your camera’s settings) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos must be received no later than Friday, May 1, to be eligible for the contest. The winning photo will be announced in the PG&E@Work Bulletin the week of May 12 and will appear in the next PG&E@Work newsletter.
Only one submission is permitted per employee. Be sure to include your name, job title and office location, as well as the Earth Day location where the picture was taken, with your submission. Please also identify any employees, retirees, friends or family members pictured in the shot. Contact email@example.com with questions about the Earth Day photo contest.