Muds of Lake Merritt
An evening of Stories, Food, and Jazz to celebrate the dynamic food web of the estuary, tidal lagoon, and ancient shellmound that is Lake Merritt!
Rebecca Tuden ~ Watershed Specialist, City of Oakland
Dr. Richard Bailey ~ Lake Merritt Institute
Damon Tighe ~ Macro Photographer
Constance Taylor ~ Wild Oakland
Dr. Katie Noonan ~ Oakland High School
Live Jazz with Formless Heights and organic food by Grace Hearth
Many have contemplated Lake Merritt to be a man made lake in the center of Oakland but here are a few facts about the watershed:
1. Lake Merritt is estuarine a mix of fresh and salt water.
2. Lake Merritt is not human made it was formed thousands years.
3. Lake Merritt is the nations oldest wildlife refuge
4. The lake is a climate buffer which moderates Oakland temperatures.
Resurrection Lutheran Church (View)
397 Euclid Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
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|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|