Reservoir Canyon Wildflower Hike

Sunday, March 19, 2017, 1:00 pm

Reservoir Canyon Wildflower Hike with Jenn Yost and Matt Ritter of Cal Poly

Come explore the hills of Reservoir canyon on the strenuous loop hike to the summit and along this ridge of serpentine derived soils. Bring water, snacks, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, layered clothing for warmth as needed, hiking poles if desired, and the desire to learn new things with great views of the Morros, SLO, and the surrounding valleys. This hike may be strenuous for those who do not regularly walk for exercise.  Total length: 5.2 miles, total elevation gain 1,000 ft.

Meet at the Reservoir Canyon Trailhead off Highway 101. Call (805) 781-7302 for more information.

This field trip is sponsored by the City of SLO Ranger Service

Reservoir Canyon Wildflower Hike

Sunday, March 19, 2107, 1:00 pm Reservoir Canyon Wildflower Hike

Meet Matt Ritter to explore the hills of Reservoir Canyon on this uphill climb to the summit and then, along the ridge, returning back to the trailhead via a second trail.  Come with the desire to learn new things, and to see great views of the Morros, SLO, and the surrounding valleys.  

Meet at the Reservoir Canyon Trailhead off Highway 101.  Be sure to wear sturdy shoes, bring sunscreen, a hat, and layered clothing for warmth, as needed.

For more information contact: SLO City Dept. of Parks and Recreation; (805) 781-7302.  Sponsored by the City of SLO Ranger Service.

Late Winter BMC Chaparral CNPS Fieldtrip at the La Purisima Mission

Saturday 4 March 2017 9 am

Late Winter BMC Chaparral CNPS Fieldtrip at the La Purisima Mission

The California Native Plant Society (CNPS)/ Lompoc Valley Botanic and Horticultural Society (LVBHS) will hold their annual winter fieldtrip to the Burton Mesa Chaparral (BMC) on t he La Purisima Mission grounds Saturday the 4th.

Meet at the east end of Burton Mesa Blvd.(1550 E) in Mission Hills at 9 AM for a chance to see the early bloomers and interesting scenery.

To reach Burton Mesa Blvd., Get to SR 1 north of Lompoc. At the signal where SR 1 turns down hill towards Lompoc, take Harris Grade Rd. north to Burton Mesa Blvd., and turn right (east). For more information call Charlie Blair at 733-3189.

March Chapter Meeting – Atascadero

Atascadero Library – CHAPTER MEETING March 2, 2017- Thursday 7pm OAK WORKSHOP – 6pm Atascadero Library

Richard Standiford

Richard is responsible for developing a program focused on sound management of California’s forests, rangelands, and other natural resources utilizing education, outreach, research, and a broad spectrum of working relationships. He provides leadership to county Cooperative Extension programs in development of forestry programs and conservation of oak woodlands. The clientele includes professional foresters and natural resource managers, forest and rangeland organizations, owners and managers, policy makers, and individuals concerned with natural resource management.

THIS IS OUR ANNUAL NORTH COUNTY MEETING

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