When:
April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am America/Los Angeles Timezone
2017-04-22T09:00:00-07:00
2017-04-22T11:00:00-07:00
Where:
Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve
1022 Grove St.
Sonoma (meeting place)
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Holland Gistelli
707-996-0712 x108

This Earth Day, bring the whole family out to join Sonoma Ecology Center naturalists at Van Hoosear Wildflower Preserve for one of the most spectacular wildflower displays in all of Sonoma County. Experience a pristine spring grassland with numerous species in full bloom, and we will also have activities especially for kids on this April 22 walk!

The 162-acre property in the foothills of Sonoma Mountain is protected by a conservation easement made possible by your Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District and the California Wildlife Conservation Board. The property is managed under a partnership with the landowner and Sonoma Ecology Center, to protect the Preserves unique plants, thriving streams, and wildlife habitat.

This outing is a beginning-level walk over gently sloped land. Most of the walk is through grassland, generally not on trails, so the footing can be uneven. The walk crosses a few small creek channels, which sometimes have shallow water with stepping stones.

There is no charge for this outing, which is made possible by the voters of Sonoma County who fund the Sonoma Ag and Open Space District’s work with a quarter-cent sales tax.

Please note that these popular walks fill to capacity on a first-come, first-served basis every year, so early registration is encouraged! Walks will go on in light rain, but heavy rains will cancel the walk.

REGISTER TODAY! Visit Brown Paper Tickets: http://vhwildflowerwalks2017.brownpapertickets.com/

Directions and day-of-contact information will be emailed upon registration. For additional information or questions about the outing, please contact Holland Gistelli at (707) 996-0712 ext. 108, or holland@sonomaecologycenter.org.

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