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Parks are dynamic ecosystems that help safeguard a diversity of plant and animal life. But these ecosystems are not immune to the impacts of climate change. Just as we need parks, parks need us. Learn about programs and activities, such as prescribed burns, which help parks become more resilient to threats like severe wildfire. Discover how you can get involved in efforts to protect and steward your parks, including actions you can take to combat climate change at home and at work.

  • 10:00am – Junior Ranger (7-12) and Junior Cubs (3-6)

Children’s programs focusing on stewardship and climate change.

  • 11:30am –The Forest Community and Prescribed Fire Hike

Meet at the Big Stump to explore the role of prescribed fire in the forest community. You will have the opportunity to look at areas that have been treated with fire prescription and compare them to untreated forest. This walk will include hike with elevation change. Allow for 1.5 hours and bring water.

  • 1:00pm – Meadow Walk

Meet near North Grove Campsite #16. The North Grove Meadow has fascinating human history that threatened the very existence of the meadow. You will discover how California State Parks restored the meadow to its original beauty and usefulness. Allow for 1 hour and bring water.

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