Sun, Jan 02|
Desert Appreciation Naturalist Hike at Big Morongo Canyon Preserve
Explore the uniqueness of the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, a lush desert riparian habitat rich in biodiversity. We will explore the vegetation, learning about the ecological importance of the flora, while delve into traditional and modern uses of the flora.
Time & Location
Jan 02, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Morongo Valley, 11055 East Dr, Morongo Valley, CA 92256, USA
About the event
This event is now closed.
Due to limited tickets I ask that you only reserve your spot if you are serious about joining. Read entire post for more info. There is a two ticket limit per person RSVPing, children do not need a ticket.
Explore the uniqueness of the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, a lush desert riparian habitat rich in biodiversity. We will explore the vegetation, learning about the ecological importance of the flora, while delving into traditional and modern uses of the plants. We will learn the importance of protecting biodiversity, how cultivating native plants turning our properties into a thriving ecosystem will help in mitigating climate change.
We will start the morning with a tea made with a cultivated native plant, so please bring your own cup.
For those with a keen interest in medicinal uses or wild foods, we will learn about resources for sourcing native plants and not wildcraft.
This is a complementary event, I ask that you make a cash or check donation to the BIG MORONGO CANYON PRESERVE at the dontation drop box at the kiosk.
Mask must be worn if we come within six feet of others that are not within our own party.
Dogs cannot come on this event. The preserve has a no dog on trail rule.
Meet at the kiosk at BMCP
We start promptly at 9:30 am
LIMIT two per person
WHAT TO BRING.
CLOSED HIKING SHOES, no sandals or open toes shoes.
Weather appropriate clothing
2 liters of water per person
snacks or lunch (there will be no lunch break but folks are welcome to snack. we will have a 15 minute break)
trash bag for hauling trash out if we find any. Lets help keep the preserve spotless.