Tag: Beaver Festival

New site works for Beaver Festival

New site works for Beaver Festival

| July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Susana Park has shade and is a short walk from a new beaver dam. And that has made the new venue popular with fans of the Martinez Beaver Festival, which took place there Saturday. “Everyone’s comfortable,” said Heidi Perryman, whose Worth A Dam organization puts the festival together each year. For the […]

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Beaver Festival at Susana Park Saturday

Beaver Festival at Susana Park Saturday

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Martinez beavers are back, and so is the annual Martinez Beaver Festival that celebrates wildlife and their contributions to a healthy environment. Founded 11 years ago at a time a new beaver dam in Alhambra Creek might have exacerbated flooding in the city’s downtown business district, the first festival gave residents and ecology supporters […]

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Beaver Festival gets new home at Susana Park

Beaver Festival gets new home at Susana Park

| June 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – After 10 years of annual appearances at a downtown area that became known as Beaver Park, the Martinez Beaver Festival is moving to Susana Park, organizer Heidi Perryman said. It’s date has been shifted to the end of June, as well. And in a fortuitous coincidence, a family of beavers have moved […]

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PRMCC to hear waiver requests, bocce report

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission will decide Tuesday whether to waive fees for the 11th annual Beaver Festival and for a Cub Scout graduation. Heidi Perryman and her nonprofit organization, Worth a Dam, which became the voice of those who wanted to save the Alhambra Creek beavers when they […]

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