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May 2019

HIKE FULL – Guided Arroyo Seco Ranch Hike

May 21 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Running Iron Restaurant parking lot, 24 E. Carmel Valley Road
Carmel Valley, CA 93924 United States
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HIKE FULL - Arroyo Seco Ranch Hike Please check our events calendar for future guided hikes. Level of Difficulty - moderately strenuous. This full-day hike will take you through rich riparian habitat, dense oak woodlands, steep canyons and a historical location on the ranch. Along the way, you’ll be treated to sweeping views of the Arroyo Seco Watershed. Hiking poles highly recommended for shallow river crossings, steep slopes and rocky terrain. Temperatures can be expected to exceed 80 degrees Fahrenheit.…

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FULL – Carmel River FREE Tour

May 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
MPRPD Discovery Center Parking lot, 4860 Carmel Valley Rd
Carmel, CA 93923 United States
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FULL TOUR. Please check back frequently for another tour. BSLT staff member Rachel Saunders will lead a guided tour of the site for the Carmel River Floodplain Restoration and Environmental Enhancement (Carmel River FREE) Project. On this moderate walk you will have an opportunity to envision the floodplain restoration of the former Odello agriculture fields as BSLT's 128-acre property is transformed in the coming years.

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June 2019

Carmel River FREE Tour

June 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
MPRPD Discovery Center Parking lot, 4860 Carmel Valley Rd
Carmel, CA 93923 United States
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BSLT staff members Nikki Nedeff and Beth Febus will lead a guided tour of the site for the Carmel River Floodplain Restoration and Environmental Enhancement (Carmel River FREE) Project. This is an approximately 2.5-mile informational walk from the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District’s (MPRPD) new Discovery Center to the Palo Corona front ranch trails. On this moderate walk you will have an opportunity to envision the floodplain restoration of the former Odello agriculture fields as BSLT's 128-acre property is transformed…

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July 2019

FULL – Guided Hike at Martin Dunes

July 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Our guided hike to Martin Dunes is currently full. Please check our events calendar for a scheduled hike to Martin Dunes this fall. Martin Dunes is a 125-acre biological wonderland filled with wind-swept sands, wildflowers, and spectacular views. You’ll want to bring binoculars to view everything this unique 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…

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Carr Lake Park Site Tour

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a tour of our Carr Lake site in Salinas with Rachel Saunders, Director of Conservation, and Jennifer Vasquez, Conservation Program Assistant, who will share the vision for this new park in the heart of Salinas. We'll be sharing the history of the property, our goals for the park, and how the community is engaged in the design process. You’ll walk through the native plant demonstration garden and see examples of our restoration plans. As we explain the…

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FULL – Guided Hike at Mitteldorf Preserve

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Our guided hike to Mitteldorf is currently full. If interested, we have another hike scheduled August 21. This moderate hike through old growth redwood forest is approximately a 4-mile roundtrip. Hiking poles are recommended. All other upper trails beyond the lodge are closed for recovery and repair at this time. Please note, the water system was damaged by the Soberanes fire and there will be no restrooms available during this hike.

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Carmel River FREE Tour

July 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
MPRPD Discovery Center Parking lot, 4860 Carmel Valley Rd
Carmel, CA 93923 United States
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BSLT staff members Nikki Nedeff and Rachel Saunders will lead a guided tour of the site for the Carmel River Floodplain Restoration and Environmental Enhancement (Carmel River FREE) Project. This is an approximately 2.5-mile informational walk from the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District’s (MPRPD) new Discovery Center to the Palo Corona front ranch trails. On this moderate walk you will have an opportunity to envision the floodplain restoration of the former Odello agriculture fields as BSLT's 128-acre property is transformed…

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August 2019

FULL – Volunteer Event – Carr Lake Weed Warriors Needed

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
CA United States

You can be part of history at our Carr Lake site in Salinas, August 3rd from 8:00 – 11:00 AM! As we plan a new park in the heart of the city, we are working with CSUMB’s Return of the Natives on growing a native plant garden. The garden serves as a demonstration site for what will be possible when our property is fully restored. Students and community members who work on the garden are all making history as they…

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FULL – Guided Hike at Glen Deven Ranch

August 10 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Our guided hike to Glen Deven Ranch is currently full. If interested, we have another hike scheduled in September. Please check back soon. Glen Deven Ranch covers 860 acres of preserved land 10 miles north of Big Sur with breathtaking views of the coastline. Volunteer hike leaders will lead two hikes of this magnificent property. Carpooling is encouraged. Wear layers as temperatures can vary. Pack water, sunscreen, and snacks. No pets, please. This hike is moderately strenuous.

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Carmel River FREE Tour

August 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
MPRPD Discovery Center Parking lot, 4860 Carmel Valley Rd
Carmel, CA 93923 United States
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BSLT staff members Nikki Nedeff and Rachel Saunders will lead a guided tour of the site for the Carmel River Floodplain Restoration and Environmental Enhancement (Carmel River FREE) Project. This is an approximately 2.5-mile informational walk from the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District’s (MPRPD) new Discovery Center to the Palo Corona front ranch trails. On this moderate walk you will have an opportunity to envision the floodplain restoration of the former Odello agriculture fields as BSLT's 128-acre property is transformed…

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