California Nursery has significant historical and botanical importance to the City of Fremont. In order to maintain, preserve and enhance the property, the City is working with an Oakland-based Landscape Architecture firm, PGA Design, Inc., to prepare a Master Plan that will take into consideration the varying interests of the public.
The Large Group Picnic Area will be located near the Aqua Adventure Water Park and the Nature Learning Center. Proposed elements include 50 picnic tables, 5 group BBQ stations, temporary pop-up cabanas, sand volleyball court, and new planting areas. A new building will accommodate a snack bar, restrooms and a full kitchen.
The Stivers Lagoon Outdoor Classroom project will replace the existing mulched area and log seating with an ADA-compliant decomposed granite surface and cut stone seating in a concentric semi-circle arrangement for approximately 50 people. The project will also include the addition of new interpretive signage, an ADA-compliant concrete sidewalk from the parking lot, and the conversion of existing parking stalls into accessible parking stalls.