Volunteers are needed to help prepare the Alameda Wildlife Reserve at Alameda Point for the return of the endangered least terns in April. The first “cleanup party” of the year takes place Sunday, Jan. 12, from 9 a.m. to noon.
Ocean Cleanup (OC) announced that it finished the six-month task of assembling “System 001” at Alameda Point last Friday, Aug. 31. Tomorrow, Sept. 7, the company will transfer the system from Seaplane Lagoon to the offshore supply ship Maersk Launcher.
Alameda is taking steps toward a bright future at Alameda Point. However, the city continues to stumble on the former Naval Air Station’s deteriorating infrastructure. The latest tripping stone centers on 75-year-old drains serving brand-new tenants.