Earth (Every) Day is a week of activities celebrating the earth that we hope will turn into a year of activities for a sustainable Vermillion. Join us for a talk by Frances Moore Lappe, the film A Fierce Green Fire, a discussion of Lappe's book EcoMind, Pecha Kuchas, a downtown sustainability fair, hikes and more.
Apr 23-24, Wed-Thu: Join us for 1 or 2 days of Trail Work at Hawn S.P. We will be working on the Whispering Pine Trail clearing down trees and removing trash. We will be walking about 2-3 miles per trip into the backcountry. We will meet at 8:30 at the Park Office. We will work until about 2:30 - 3:00. Leather Gloves, lunch, water and good hiking shoe's are a must. Contact Paul Stupperich @ (314) 429-4352, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Paul Ohlendorf, email@example.com
Lovely route in the Verdugos, 8 1/2 miles, 2000' gain with great views from the lunch spot. Meet 8 AM at trailhead. From the 210 freeway in Tujunga take La Tuna Canyon, exit 14, curve south and west down La Tuna Canyon Rd 1.2 miles and park at the second picnic area on the left. Bring 2 qts water, lunch, lugsoles, hat, and suitable clothing layers. Rain cancels.
Join us for a fun hike from Sunol Township to Pleasanton Ridge Park. Bring your lunch...no potluck today. Meet at the old Railroad Station at the corner of Kilkare Road and Main Street in downtown Sunol.
Our hike runs ~5.8 miles, with a climb less than 1000 feet, all on the west side of Skyline. (It will not include Table Mountain.) The Saturday scouting party enjoyed views of green meadow and leafing-out forest; a nice display of wildflowers, especially poppies; and the Wallace Stegner memorial bench. Meet Grizzly Flat, Skyline Blvd ~3.3 mi south of the Skyline / Page Mill intersection, ~3.6 mi north of Skyline / Highway 9. Park on either side of the road. There are no toilets. Carpool 9:30am Old Page Mill Road. Leader Anne De Carli 650 361 1773 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Delmarva Birding Weekend is one of the most popular birdwatching events in the mid-Atlantic region. Thanks to a wide array of sponsors, participants can take part in a number of excursions during the daytime, nighttime, aboard a boat, or even while canoeing or kayaking. For more information, visit www.delmarvabirding.org
The SEGG Book Club will meet at the Berge’s house for a pot-luck supper at 5:30 p.m. and a discussion of the book “Forest Unseen” by David George Haskell starting around 7:00 p.m.
2.4-S-0.2 Join us for an evening hike from the Sope Creek Entrance to the Columns Drive Entrance of the Chatahooche National Recreation Area. This easy well maintained trail follows the ridge where Sope Creek cuts through the bluff along the Chattachooee river and then along Fox Creek. Wear comfortable walking shoes. There are a couple of muddy areas and three small creeks to cross.
Meet at the Sope creek entrance off of paper mill road at 6:00 PM. Well walk through to columns Drive and then carpool back to Sope creek.
150 feet elevation gain
Every Tuesday and Thursday evening. Moderate to strenuous, 4-6 mi rt. Well-behaved dogs welcome. Meet 6 pm every Tue & Thu at Antelope Valley--Palmdale rideshare pt, Bring hiking shoes, flashlight, water, a sweater or jacket, USFS parking pass.
Come see this exciting tour of Australia taken by Marti and Carl Weidert in
2011. The slide show will cover the natural history of Australia, including the geology, habitat types and wildlife. Take a scenic trip of Victoria to South Australia and go from Kangaroo Island to Darwin, traveling through many National Parks with side trips into Western Australia and Northern Queensland to visit the Bungle Bungles and Daintree areas, finishing with a tour of Sidney in New South Wales. Families welcome. Time: 6:00 p.m. at the Redding Public Library, Community Room. Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.
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