6/11 Member Meet-Up: Bonny Doon Ecological Reserve

The Bonny Doon Ecological Reserve is an example of the unique Santa Cruz sandhills habitat and home to many of our local rare plants. It has also experienced multiple fire events since 2008, including 2020’s CZU Lightning Complex fires. June is one of the best month’s to see this incredible site in bloom.

Museum Members are invited to join our Public Programs Manager Marisa Gomez at the Reserve for our monthly Member Meet-Up series. We’ll hunt for rare plants, explore the impacts of fire on the landscape, and gather safely in community while exploring nature. We’ll also collect data as part of the CZU Lightning Complex and Community Science Project.

Saturday, June 11, 2022
10 a.m. to noon

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  • Exact meeting location details will be shared upon registration.
  • Space is limited and open to Members. We welcome you to join as a Member and attend this program.
  • Please wear sun protection, comfortable shoes, and bring any water or snacks you might need.
  • We will be walking on loose, sandy soil for up to two miles.
  • We will provide macro phone lenses to aid in your data collection for iNaturalist. Please consider downloading the app ahead of time (apple or android).
  • Please follow current state and local guidelines for COVID safety at the time of the event.