Junior Conservationists: Stories of Brer Rabbit on Woodpecker Preserve

Join BYLT and California Naturalists Steve Roddy and Linda Conklin for the second installment of the Junior Conservationists: Stories in Nature series!

This event will take place on Saturday, April 13th from 10:00 am- 11:30 am on Woodpecker Preserve and Cascade Canal Trail in Nevada City. During the trek, Junior Conservationists and their friends and families will travel along the upper portion of Woodpecker Preserve and the Cascade Canal Trail to discover the native plants and animals in the region, and hear stories of Brer Rabbit. This outing is designed for youth, ages 5 to 12, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Please wear sturdy shoes suitable for hiking, and comfortable clothing. Please bring plenty of water and snacks and leave dogs at home. 

The hike will begin at 10:oo am and will finish around 11:30 am and will be about 1.5 miles, with a break for storytelling. If you are unfamiliar with the trail, please visit BYLT’s Trail Portal for more information.

Directions to Upper Woodpecker Preserve Trailhead: Banner Lava Cap Rd, to Mayflower Drive, to Butterfly Drive. Then, left on Woodpecker Way. Trailhead is on the left with a small sign saying Cascade Canal Access. Plenty of parking along Woodpecker Way.

Suggested Donation of $10 per Family

If you have any questions before the event, contact Felicia Van Hecke at (530) 272-5994 x207 or felicia@bylt.org.

Register using the form below, or email felicia@bylt.org with your registration information.