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February 2020

Lobos Creek Valley, Presidio of San Francisco

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lobos Creek Valley kiosk, 1750 Lincoln Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94134 United States
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Lobos Creek Valley has been called "a blazing landmark on the map of Bay Area restoration" (Orion Afield, 2002). The watershed contains some of the best examples of dune and riparian vegetation in San Francisco. Over 20 acres of dune habitat have been restored to support rare plants such as San Francisco lessingia (Lessingia germanorum), dune gilia (Gilia capitata ssp. chamissonis) and San Francisco spineflower (Chorizanthe cuspidata var. cuspidata). Current restoration efforts are focused on the arroyo willow and coast live oak riparian zone along…

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Tule River Parkway Workshop

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

Tule River Parkway, 540 S Jaye Street
Portersville, CA 903257 United States
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Learn to use Observer Pro to document locations of plants along the paved paths. Download the app Observer Pro before walk if you want to learn on your own device. Meet at the trail entrance lot off Jaye Street.  Enter from southbound lanes just south of Tule River Bridge rail. Easy walk 1 mile, no elevation gain. Wear closed toe shoes, bring water, no restrooms are available.

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San Pedro Valley County Park, Hazelnut Trail

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
San Pedro Valley County Park, 600 Osstag Blvd
Pacifica, CA 94044 United States
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The Hazelnut Trail on Montara Mountain offers probably more diversity than any other area around here. A reason for that may be because it contains a rich mix of inland and maritime chaparral in the process of replacing a diverse grassland. In the absence of frequent burning practiced by the indigenous people, woody plants displace the grasses and wildflowers, and you can see that process happening here. We start out from the Visitor’s Center and cross the creek coming down…

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March 2020

Tule River Parkway Workshop

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

Tule River Parkway, 540 S Jaye Street
Portersville, CA 903257 United States
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Learn to use Observer Pro to document locations of plants along the paved paths. Download the app Observer Pro before walk if you want to learn on your own device. Meet at the trail entrance lot off Jaye Street.  Enter from southbound lanes just south of Tule River Bridge rail. Easy walk 1 mile, no elevation gain. Wear closed toe shoes, bring water, no restrooms are available.

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April 2020

Tule River Parkway Event

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tule River Parkway, 540 S Jaye Street
Portersville, CA 903257 United States
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Help with trail cleanup and/or enter a photography contest. Contest requires photo be taken on this day in the Tule River Corridor within the Porterville Area. Complete contest rules available at event.  Meet at the trail entrance lot off Jaye Street. Enter from southbound lanes just south of Tule River Bridge rail. Easy walking on your own pace and distance, no elevation gain. Wear closed toe shoes, bring water, no restrooms are available, trail cleanup supplies will be provided.

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Alta Peak Chapter Field Trip

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Commnuity Park, 35680 CA-190
Springville, CA 93265 United States
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Moderately strenuous wildflower hike on a dirt road up to the forebay of the Tule River Powerplant, 4.5-mile round trip with elevation gain of 1000 ft., near the junction of Hwy 190 and Rd 208. We expect to see a great wildflower display with an opportunity to view the regrowth of a recently burned area. Meet at 9 am at Community Park in Springville on Hwy 190. Bring at least 2 liters of water and a bag lunch.  

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