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Whole Day Expedition into the Desert and Big Rock Mountains

April 20 - Expedition into the Desert and Big Rock Mountains (Whole day - edible and aromatic plants & flowers)

This is a full day trip.

We will meet at 9 AM at a local 711 store (see address below), you can purchase a forest pass there ($5.00 I think). I'll provide everybody with a map on our itinerary and where we plan to stop here and there so people can catch up if necessary.

The goal is to explore the useful, edible and aromatic plants in the desert and the forest. We should find interesting new plants such as California Junipers, soap plants, mormon tea, manzanita (berries), chia, joshua trees and much, much more!  The desert should be in full bloom so the trip will probably be spectacular.

We will probably see so many wild flowers, it would be a good thing if you research online the wild flowers of Southern California or even better, if you have a book about it bring it with you. I still have so much to learn about wild flowers, I may not be able to identify many of them.

Make sure your tank is full before we start the trip. In case you get lost we'll have specific meeting/location and time so you can catch up.

Bring water and food/snacks - the desert can be very windy so bring appropriate clothing.

This trip will be canceled if it is a rainy day.

Time: Start around 9 A.M. to sunset probably. You can always leave early if you want.

Cost: $20.00

Meeting Location:  Local 711 - 11348 Sunburst St, Sylmar, CA, US

Look for a red jeep wrangler or Gray Nissan XTerra

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  • sue

    Hi Pascal! I was on the waiting list, and it looks like I made it in, but I just wanted to make sure. And it says there's a ticket, but I really don't see one. And I don't have a printer, so can i pay you tomorrow? Thanks,Sue

    April 19, 2014

    • Pascal B.

      Pay tomorrow is fine. I dunno what the ticket is. See u tomorrow!

      April 19, 2014

  • Anke

    So sorry I have to change my RSVP. Confirmation came as toshort of a notice. Have a wonwonderful day!

    1 · April 19, 2014

  • Kathy

    I'm am really sorry but we had to change our RSVP to no for this trip. My daughter has had a bad cold am I am sure she'll be up for an all day trip. We look forward to next time! Thank you and have fun! :)

    1 · April 15, 2014

  • Sarah

    Pascal I am confirming I am coming!

    1 · April 12, 2014

    • Sarah

      I got injured yesterday on my hips, can't walk for now but I am hoping to be better to do the walk

      1 · April 13, 2014

    • Pascal B.

      Oh no...get better fast! So sorry to hear.

      April 13, 2014

  • Desiree

    Since I live out here, can I meet up with you guys somewhere besides Sylmar?

    April 1, 2014

    • Pascal B.

      Sure - email me and we'll figure out a location and time.

      1 · April 1, 2014

  • Desiree

    Erin will be coming also.

    1 · April 1, 2014

  • Jerry M.

    Deborah will attend as well.

    1 · April 1, 2014

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