Learn the basics of hiking and camping on Catalina Island, and receive the new Catalina Island Trails map which features over 165 miles of recreational roads and trails. Discover and plan for hikes of all levels, including the 38.5 mile Trans-Catalina Trail.
Gina Dartt, Development Manager at the Catalina Island Conservancy will guide you through the ins-and-outs of how to get to Catalina Island, reserve campgrounds, and the basic gear needed to hike this rugged Island terrain. Also, learn about the Conservancy’s conservation efforts to protect wildlife and restore native habitat.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Gina DarttGina Dartt is the Development Manager for Membership and Annual Giving at the Catalina Island Conservancy. Previously, Gina worked at the Los Angeles Zoo for more than 10 years where she built a strong connection and appreciation for conservation of plants and wildlife that she continues to apply to her current role with the Conservancy. She is thrilled to be a part of the Conservancy team, where she interacts with Conservancy members through Island camp outs, hikes, events and more. Gina has a long-standing appreciation for the beauty and ecological diversity that is unique to Catalina Island as she grew up sailing to the Island as a child and ran the Catalina Island Marathon as an adult, with more adventures still to come.