May 3, 2019 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM CSUMB Salinas Center for Arts and Culture 1 Main Street, Salinas
FREE! Arts! Science! Children’s Activities! Food! Using the languages of science and art to interpret the dynamic landscape of the Salinas Valley this exhibition features scientific interpretation by CSUMB students and Geology Professor, Dr. Douglas Smith. Featured artists Paola Berthoin and Janet Whitchurch conceived the exhibition in conversation with these scientists. Artists from the community contributed pieces celebrating both the land and people of the Salinas Valley. Experimental landscape films created by CSUMB Cinematic Arts and Technology Students will also be shown. Big Sur Land Trust is excited to be a partner in creating interpretive images and hands-on experiences for this exhibition along with First 5 Monterey County and Hartnell College: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Get more details.
Guided Hike at Martin Dunes
May 4, 2019 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Moderately strenuous hike
Martin Dunes is a 125-acre biological wonderland filled with wind-swept sands, wildflowers and spectacular views. Bring binoculars to view everything this ancient seafloor offers including 17 different rare and threatened plants and animals. Wear layers as temperatures can vary. Pack water, sunscreen, snacks and a blanket to sit on. No pets, please. This hike is moderately strenuous as we’ll be trekking around the coastline and sand dunes. Meet at REI in Marina for registration and a van ride out to the property. RSVP and get details now.
Take It Outside/Vamos Afuera Salinas!
May 5, 2019 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM Bird Walk and Trail Clean-up 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Main Events Natividad Creek Park, Salinas
Don’t miss this super special Sunday in Salinas! Experience all the fun our community shares while celebrating the outdoors. Get more details here.
Take a Guided Tour of the Carmel River FREE Project Site
May 31, 2019 9:30 AM-Noon Palo Corona Front Ranch off Highway One in Carmel
BSLT staff members will lead guided tours of the site for the Carmel River Floodplain Restoration and Environmental Enhancement (Carmel River FREE) Project. On this 2.5-mile informational walk from Palo Corona Regional Park’s Discovery Center to the project site, you will have an opportunity to envision the floodplain restoration of the former Odello agriculture fields as BSLT’s 128-acre property is transformed. Register now.
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