Friday, June 29, 2012

Natural History Discovery Program at Big Trees

Studies and Exploration at Calaveras Big Trees State Park  2012.  Here is your chance to immerse yourself in the Natural History of the Sierra Nevada at Calaveras Big Trees State Park.
Hikes of two miles, demonstrations, talks, and audio-visual programs will include the topics of astronomy; animal adaptations; Sierra geology and weather; the mixed conifer forest, wildflowers; birds; Giant Sequoias and fire ecology; people through time; and the history of the National Park Service and one Ranger’s story. A special field trip to the largest sugar pine in the world will be included.

Join Fulbright Scholar and retired NPS Park Ranger, Dr. Nancy Muleady-Mecham for this unique opportunity to learn so much about this very special place.
Date:                       July 13, 14, & 15, 2012
Location:             Calaveras Big Trees State Park   
Participants:        Maximum number of participants: 20 – Ages 13 and older
Cost:                    $150 per person                             10% discount for Calaveras Big Trees Association Members
Included is a 3-day pass to Calaveras Big Trees State Park for the dates of the program and a BBQ Saturday night.
For more information and to reserve your spot, contact Calaveras Big Trees Association,
     Calaveras Big Trees Association                 209-795-3840   
    Click here for detailed information