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Hike highlights fire ecology at Calabazas Creek


Calabazas Creek Open Space Preserve

Saturday August 31st 2019 - 9:00am to

Join LandPaths and countyís Ag + Open Space for a walk through Calabazas Creek Open Space Preserve on Saturday, Aug. 31, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Located in the Nunns Valley in Glen Ellen, this 1,290-acre piece of land was affected by the 2017 Sonoma Complex Fires. The property offers a wide range of habitats such as forests and oak woodlands, coyote bush scrub, riparian corridors, wetlands, and springs. This walk will explore the preserve and highlight the importance of fire ecology on the property, and how California native plants have evolved over time to adapt to fire. Hike leaders will also discuss what local agencies in the region are doing to work with the landís need for fire management. Due to the condition of the preserve as a result of the Nuns Fire, this hike is for adults only.

Register for the hike at www.landpaths.org. Admission is free.


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