Off Leash Albany Bulb vs the Sierra Club
Posted by Chris Neddersen
As an animal lover, I completely support a club that wants to protect animal habitats. That’s why I’m confused. Some of my dog’s favorite habitats are the off-leash parks around San Francisco Bay. Now I hear that the Sierra Club wants to change her access to some of these parks….
That’s where the Albany Bulb comes in. We hear there’s a movement afoot to forbid off-leash access to the Albany Bulb. I don’t know what the details are, but we were emailed a message that the park’s off-leash status was in peril. Seems that the Sierra Club has some issues, but dogs and human companions have needs too. I want to be even-handed about this, so if you want to get information about both sides of the off-leash issue…
Read the Full Article at AlbanyPatch.com
Ron Rothbart is leading a photowalk sponsored by the Sierra Club at Albany Bulb Nov. 7, 2010.
Anyone is welcome. Ron Rothbart gives the description from the Sierra Club activities calendar:
Nov 7 · Sun · 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm · Hiking Section
Albany Bulb Sunset Photowalk 1A Hike. Stroll and take pictures in a unique environment, an anarchic amalgam of landfill, plant and animal life, guerrilla art, dog park, Bay views, and homeless encampment. The time changes today, giving us a 5 pm sunset. Cancellation: Any rain cancels. Bring: camera, liquid, boots or sturdy shoes, and flashlight. Meet: near the bathroom at the entrance to the park. Directions: Take the Buchanan Exit off highway 80 in Albany. Go left (west) on Buchanan to the end of the road. To avoid a 2-hour parking limit, park along the side of the road before the second “Albany Bayfront Trail” sign. Leader: Ron Rothbart – Flicker Photos