Nature Blitz

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Here is your chance to immerse yourself in the Natural History of the Sierra Nevada at Calaveras Big Trees State Park.

Join Doc Nancy for a day of in-depth nature exploration.  In addition to topic presentation, walks and demonstrations, attendees will learn interpretive techniques as well.  All walks are classed as “easy,” with the longest a 1.5 mile stroll around the North Grove.

This program is free to all interested persons and is sponsored by CBTA.  RSVP with CBTA (795-1196) if you can or just show up.  Persons can come to any or all parts of the Nature Blitz.

Join Fulbright Scholar and retired NPS Park Ranger

Nancy Muleady-Mecham, Ph.D.

for this unique opportunity to learn so much about this very special place.

Date:                    Saturday June 2, 2018

Location:             Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Participants:        Age range of participants: 13 and older

Cost:                    FREE

SCHEDULE

9:00-9:45am            Introduction to Birds (Education Center next to Visitor Center) – bring binoculars

10:00-12:00              Giant Sequoias and the Mixed Conifer Forest (Hike the North Grove Trail)

12:00-12:45pm        Lunch (BYO)

12:45- 13:30pm       Geology (Education Room)

1:30-1:50pm            Break

1:50-3:15pm             Animal Adaptations (Education Room)

3:30-5:00pm            Native Plants of the Sierra Nevada (Meet at Education Building)

8:30pm                      The Night Sky – (Meet at the Overlook – carpooling suggested)

For more information and to reserve your spot, contact Calaveras Big Trees Association,

     Calaveras Big Trees Association                 209-795-1196             www.bigtrees.org

     P.O. Box 1196                                                                       

     Arnold, CA 95223-1196

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