Moonlight tour destination
Published: Thursday, Jun. 11, 2009 - 12:00 am
The Moonlight fire, which burned 65,000 acres on the northernmost slopes of the Sierra Nevada in 2007, will be the the focus of a daylong guided tour June 20 sponsored by Sierra Institute's Center of Forestry.
What: U.S. Forest Service officials and foresters with W.M. Beatty and Associates, a private timber company, will discuss the impacts of the Moonlight fire as well as forest restoration and monitoring efforts on both public and private land.
When and where: 9 a.m. at Sierra Institute in Taylorsville.
To register: View http://www.SierraInstitute.us or call (530) 284-1022.
– Jane Braxton Little
Identifying wildflowers - Botanist Karen Wiese, author of "Sierra Nevada Wildflowers," will help identify more than 50 species of High Sierra wildflowers, trees and shrubs during a series of field classes headquartered out of Sorensen's Resort in Hope Valley off Highway 88. Cost: $75 per session. Information: John Brissenden, (800) 423-9949