Junior Conservationist: Stories in Nature on Deer Creek Tribute Trail

Bear Yuba Land Trust is pleased to announce a new series of Family Treks with Certified California Naturalist Steve Roddy – Junior Conservationist: Stories in Nature. A conservationist is someone who advocates or acts for the protection and preservation of the environment and wildlife.

These outings are designed for children ages 5 to 12, accompanied with a parent or other caregiver. We’ll explore three local trails and discover the plants, animals and history of each special region. Participants will receive stamps for each Junior Conservationist excursion they go on with certificates given to those who complete all three treks in the series!

60 years observing in the wilds of California and Hawaii have lead Steve Roddy to appreciate the interconnectedness of nature. Along with a love of a good story, Steve enjoys sharing our local trails. As one young friend stated, “I never knew how much I didn’t know until I hiked with Mr. Steve!”- Jose age 9.

California Naturalist Steve Roddy will lead us on this adventure starting in downtown Nevada City. Participants will hike a section of the Tribute Trail system, a loop of about three miles. The morning will focus on the Nisenan people, the impacts of mining on Deer Creek, and the natural beauty of the area. Before crossing over the Nisenan Memorial suspension bridge, Angkula Seo, over Deer Creek, Steve will stop for a storytelling break focusing on Trickster Tales.

Cost: FREE – Donations are always welcome.

Registration required.
Registration closes at 9:00am ONE business day before the event, unless otherwise specified.
Space is limited. We encourage you to sign up early.

THIS TREK IS CLOSED

You will receive a notification email once you have submitted your registration. If you do not receive a notification email, your registration did not go through, so please contact Mariah Simpson at (530) 272-5994 x204 or mariah@bylt.org

BYLT 2017 Treks Registration and Cancellation Policy

General Information:
After your registration is complete, our staff will contact you one business day before the event with details and directions.

Bad weather cancels this event.

BYLT events are not appropriate for dogs, unless specifically stated in the description.

Cancellation Policy:
BYLT has a one week cancellation policy. Please contact Mariah Simpson at (530) 272-5994 x204 or mariah@bylt.org if you are unable to attend an event that you have registered for. Cancelling prior to one week, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel with less than a week to the event, there is no refund.

Rescheduling Events:
If BYLT must cancel an event, you will be contacted by phone or email with a rescheduled date. If rescheduled, BYLT will apply your payment to the event or you may request a full refund.

If you have any questions, please contact Mariah Simpson at (530) 272-5994 x204 or mariah@bylt.org.