8/26 CZU and You: Fall Creek

Join the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History for a guided walk of the Fall Creek Unit of Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park in partnership with California State Parks and the Mountain Parks Foundation. We’ll explore how the landscape has responded to fire, from redwood trees to wildflowers, and banana slugs to birds, as well as consider the future of this landscape.

Saturday, August 26, 2023
10 a.m. to noon

Location: Upper Fall Creek (meeting details will be shared upon registration).
Accessibility notes below.

$20 Suggested Donation

About the CZU and You Series

Explore the role of fire on our landscape through a series of walks that invite our community to reflect on the CZU Lightning Complex fires of August 2020, while learning about proactive steps being taken throughout the County to manage the landscape both for and with fire. Explore fire resources from past events here.

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Accessibility and What to Expect

  • If you have not yet, please consider downloading iNaturalist so that you may contribute to our community science project monitoring the burn zone. Watch this short tutorial to learn how to upload an observation.
  • Participants should be prepared to walk up to 2 miles on moderate terrain.
  • There are no restrooms or facilities at this location. 
  • Wear layers, comfortable shoes, and bring any snacks/water you might need. Please leave your pets at home.
  • Check your shoes before entering the burn zone and remove any seeds so as to protect this vulnerable landscape from invasive plants.
  • Youth under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.