JULY 18, 6-9PM -- Native American Day Gala at the Highlands Senior Center,
3245 Bowers Rd, Clearlake, featuring the World Film Premiere of "A Walk Through Time, the Story of Anderson Marsh," introduced by Peter
Coyote, award-winning actor, author, director, screenwriter and
narrator. Jointly sponsored by the Koi Nation Tribal Council and the
Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association, the event will also feature Southeastern Pomo dancers and drummers, and a talk by archaeologist John Parker. Tickets $20,
available at Catfish Coffee House in Clearlake and Watershed Books in Lakeport.
JULY 23, 9AM -- 11th annual Invasive Weed Tour,sponsored jointly by the county Department of Agriculture,
Department of Water Resources, and the East Lake Resource Conservation
District. Participants will gather at the ranch house at Anderson Marsh State Historic Park,
take a guided walk of just over 2 miles to see the amazingly diverse
array of invasive plants that flourish in the park and the effects of
control mechanisms such as control burns, and return to the house for a
(free!) lunch and discussion of aquatic invasives under the trees.
RSVPs required: please call the Ag Commissioner’s office at 263-0217 by
July 17 to reserve your place.
JULY 25, 8AM -- nature walk at the Lake
County Land Trust's Rodman Preserve, (6350 Westlake Road just off the
Nice-Lucerne cutoff) led by retired park ranger Val Nixon. Free and
open to the public.
JULY 25, 9AM -- "Leave No Trace" presentation in the
clearing adjacent to the main parking lot at Boggs State Forest by
Kelseyville resident Lisa Daes, sponsored by the Lake-Mendo unit of the
Backcountry Horsemen of California. Leave No Trace refers to a set of
outdoor ethics built on seven principles: plan and prepare, travel
& camp on durable surfaces, dispose waste properly, leave what you
find, minimize campfire impacts, respect wildlife and be considerate of
others. A hike/ride on Boggs trails will follow the FREE
presentation. For more info contact Karen Rhoads at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-321-4964
AUGUST 1, 10AM-6PM -- annual FREE
Power to the Youth festival at Austin Park in Clearlake, featuring live
music on two separate stages, disc golf, skate park competition, basketball
tournament, flag football and softball games as well as booths with information about health care, education, politics, the environment, etc. And (of course!) bouncy houses!