Parks & Openspace News

Valley Wilds : Tarantulas!


Tarantulas! By Ranger Vickie Eggert  It’s the time of year when the tarantulas come out onto the trails and are seen frequently by visitors in the park. What are these spiders doing and why are they most frequently seen in the fall?      These large, hairy spiders are…

Valley Wilds : Campfire Cooking - Pumpkin Pie


Campfire Cooking : Pumpkin PieBy: Ranger Seth Eddings When we think of Fall, we think of certain staples this time of year: turkey dinners, leaves changing colors, and football games. My personal favorite? Pumpkin pie. A great pumpkin pie can make a gathering with friends and family a memorable one…

Water-Wise Wednesdays


This summer we've started a new series on our social media channels. California is experiencing a severe drought. Each Wednesday we'll be sharing simple tips you can do to help reduce your water usage. You can follow along and share with friends on Instagram @larpd_livermore and Facebook&nbs…

LARPD Board Approves Transfer of Grant Funds for Arroyo Trail Project


The LARPD Board of Directors approved the transfer of $229,892 in potential grant monies to the City of Livermore. These funds will support the Arroyo Trail project aimed to close the gap between the existing trail at Wetmore Road and the Arroyo Del Valle Trail at the Arroyo entrance of Syca…