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Sat, Apr 29


Corner of Chinatown Branch Library

Coastal Transit to Trails - Emerging Naturalists

Come spend time outdoors and join us Saturday, April 29, 2023 from 8:30am-5:00pm for a Santa Monica Mountain hike to Inspiration Loop and an introduction to the principles of interpretation!

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Coastal Transit to Trails - Emerging Naturalists
Coastal Transit to Trails - Emerging Naturalists

Time & Location

Apr 29, 2023, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Corner of Chinatown Branch Library, 639 N Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA


About the Event

The Emerging Naturalists are invited on an outdoor recreational field trip to King Gillette Ranch.

Schedule for the day

8:30am - 9:15am: Introduction / Opening Circle

9:15am - Bus Departs from Chinatown Branch Library**

10:15am - 10:30am: Arrive at King Gillette Ranch (traffic pending)

10:30am - 10:45am: Site Orientation

10:45am - 11:30am: Explore Visitor Center

11:30am - 12:00pm: Lunch at Oak Grove

12:00pm - 1:15pm: Principles of Interpretation with Ranger Guest Speaker

1:15pm - 2:30pm: Inspiration Point Hike

2:30-2:50pm: Visit Gift Shop & Bathroom Break

2:50-3:20pm: Closing Circle & Head to Bus

3:25pm: Bus departs King Gillette Ranch

4:55pm Bus Arrives back to Chinatown Branch Library** (traffic pending)

For the Inspiration Point hike, the terrain will be mostly made up of a dirt and uneven path; the hike will consist of approximately 1.5 miles with inclines and declines, a 246ft elevation. Please wear comfortable close-toed shoes for walking.

COVID POLICY: Masks are required at all times while indoors or on the bus. Masks are encouraged at all times during the program. What to bring: plenty of water, packed lunch/ snacks, your journal, a pen, your phone with the inaturalist app, signed permission slips. What to wear: comfortable shoes for walking, dress in layers, sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, long sleeves, long pants).

When registering for this event: please make sure to add your correct email and phone number so that you can receive more details of what to expect on our trip and if we need to further contact you about any program changes.

To make your trip as comfortable as possible or need to communicate anything to CNC staff, please reach out to our Program Manager Jenna Cobb, jenna@communitynatureconnection.or

Please familiarize yourself with the following: 

Covid Guidelines 

Wavier & Photo Release Form

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