Audubon Society has monthly bird walk
The Redwood Region Audubon Society is holding its monthly bird walk at Southern Humboldt Community Park on June 24. The walk begins at 8 a.m.
All ages and experience levels are welcome to participate and take in the beauty of the park and its avian inhabitants. The walk takes about two to three hours.
Binoculars are not provided, but participants often share. Organic coffee and cookies are provided.
It is recommended to bring water and a hat with a brim. Dogs are not allowed.
For more information, call 707-943-9786.
Guided hike explores 2015 Horse Fire area
A free guided hike will examine forest recovery after wildfire on June 24 in the King Range National Conservation Area on the California North Coast.
The five-mile round trip hike will follow the Buck Creek Trail into the area burned by the 146-acre Horse Fire in 2015. The fire burned with varying intensity, so hikers should be able to see differences in the aftermath of the fire.
Participants can meet at 9 a.m. at the King Range Project Office, 768 Shelter Cove Rd., in Whitethorn, and carpool about 45 minutes to the Saddle Mountain Trailhead. The outing will conclude around 3 p.m.
Participants should bring lunch and water and dress for variable weather conditions. There is a steep, 500-foot climb at the end of the hike.
The Lost Coast Interpretive Association and the Bureau of Land Management are sponsoring the hike.
Summer adventure camps scheduled
Lost Coast Interpretive Association will be offering summer camps for children between the ages of 4 and 13 at various Southern Humboldt County locations during June, July and August. The 2017 Summer Adventure Camps provide science and nature education. There will be five sessions, each one week in length. The camps will have teachers Reta Willmore, Michele Palazzo and C. Moss.
The day camp will vary in location from Weott to Piercy and from Garberville to Whitethorn, the King Range and the Lost Coast.
Week 1 is June 26-30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for ages 4-6.
Week 2 is July 17-21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for ages 7-9.
Week 3 is July 24-28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an optional overnight on June 28 for ages 10-13.
Week 4 is July 31-August 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for ages 4-6.
Week 5 is August 7-11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for ages 7-9.
Weeks 2, 3 and 5 cost $150 (overnight is an extra $50) and Weeks 1 and 4 cost $125. There are some scholarships available.
For more information and to register call 707-223-0112 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Volunteer at Community Park
Volunteer work days at Southern Humboldt Community park are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon and from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Work and learn about organic farming at 934 Sprowel Creek Road, across from Tooby Park. Meet at the lower greenhouses.
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