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African American Nature Conservation History & Walk | Peninsula

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Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Ravenswood Open Space Preserve | Bay Rd and Tara St, East Palo Alto, CA

Event Details

Join Midpen for a day of exploration and fun. You’ll learn about African Americans’ rich history in conservation; discover birds, bugs, and the baylands; make some fun crafts; and meet a Midpen ranger

This free family event features:

  • Buffalo Soldiers presentation
  • guided nature walks
  • children’s crafts
  • bird and bug discovery activities
  • baylands ecology exploration
  • food and refreshments

Guest activity leaders include the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society, the Environmental Volunteers, and SaveNature.org.

Special guests also include the California Buffalo Soldiers Association; Senator Jerry Hill; Assemblymember Rich Gordon; San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum; East Palo Alto Mayor Lisa Yarbrough-Gauthier; and Henrietta Burroughs of the East Palo Alto Center for Community Media.

For more information, please visit OpenSpace.org or call (650) 691-1200.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE
Categories: Kids & Families, Peninsula, Walks & Tours
Address: Bay Rd and Tara St, East Palo Alto, CA