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Quagga Mussel Alert!
By action of the
Board of Supervisors, all vessels launching into any
Lake County waters must participate in the county's mandatory screening
and sticker program, with inspection and decontamination if necessary.
Local residents must renew their stickers annually, visitors monthly. More info
Or call the Mussel
report possible violators or suspected contamination call the Sheriff
263 8656 or 911
APRIL 27, 10AM-4PM: third annual Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake
EarthFest at Running Creek Casino, 635 Highway 20, with food, music,
games, raffle, informational tabling at this free zero-waste event.
-- Redbud Audubon Society Heron Days at Lakeside County Park: 90-minute
boat tours leaving on the half hour between 8AM and 11AM offer a rare
opportunity to see nature up close on beautiful Clear Lake. Tickets
$30. Visit redbudaudubon.org to reserve your seat.
APRIL 28, 10AM-2PM -- Kelseyville Olive Festival at the Chacewater
Olive Mill, 5625 Gaddy Lane in Kelseyville: olive mill tours, vendors,
free samples, local products, contests, beer and wine tasting.
MAY 4 -- third annual Art and Nature Day at the Rodman Preserve hosted
by the Lake County Land Trust, featuring a nature-themed photography
contest for students of all ages, several guided hikes, and many other
activities. Free family-centered event; no pets please.
MAY 4-5 -- Redbud Audubon Society Heron Days at Clear Lake Campground
on Cache Creek in Clearlake: 90-minute boat tours leaving on the half
hour between 8AM and 11AM offer a rare opportunity to see nature up
close on beautiful Clear Lake. Tickets $30. Visit redbudaudubon.org to RSVP.
MAY 9, 9AM -- 16th annual Invasive Weed Tour, sponsored by the county
Department of Agriculture and the Lake County Resource Conservation
District. Participants will gather at the Anderson Marsh State Historic
Park ranch house at 9AM, take a guided walk ranging from one to two
miles (depending on the weather) to see the amazingly diverse array of
invasive plants that flourish in the park, 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
May 6 to reserve your place.
MAY 11, 8AM-2PM -- free "Hike of Hope" to Wright Peak on Mt Konocti
hosted by Lake Family Resource Center's California HOPE project, a
short term community based project helping Lake County residents
recover from wildfires. The six-mile round trip hike is considered
difficult because of the elevation gain; all are welcome to join for
the fulll hike or a portion. Wear sturdy shoes, bring a reusable water
bottle, lunch, a sunhat and sunscreen. Water and snacks will be
provided. For more info visit www.lakefrc.org/calhope or call 707-349-5203.
MAY 13, 5:30PM -- workshop at Lakeport City Hall, 225 Park St, to
collect public input on the design of a proposed new city park on the
old Natural High site, 810 N. Main in Lakeport. More info: contact
Vileana DeLa Rosa at firstname.lastname@example.org or 562-879-2201.
MAY 18, 10AM-1PM -- sale of locally raised California native plants at
the Lakeport Ag Center (889 Lakeport Blvd) hosted by the Lake County
Resource Conservation District with informative talks on the benefits,
care, and culture of native plants provided by Master Gardeners. Bring
your questions, they have answers!
MAY 23, 6:30PM -- Sierra Club meeting at the Lower Lake Methodist Church Hall, 16255 Second St., featuring a presentation by Clear Lake Environmental Research Center (CLERC) president Will Evans, who will talk about CLERC'S vision and activities, with particular focus on an interactive report form and map
created to assist Chi Council volunteer observers report hitch
sightings during the spawning migration. As always the meeting is free
and the public invited.
MAY 26 -- Sierra Club hike to Table Rock on Mt. St. Helena. Moderate
hike from Robert Louis Stevenson Park. Enjoy spectacular views to the
north and the Napa Valley wine country. Meet at eastern RLS parking lot
at 9:30 am. Bring snacks, lunch and water and sturdy shoes. Reservation
required; maximum 10 participants. Leader Julie Kreis at 707-987-9040