Volcanic hills alive with wildflowers
Take note, nature lovers. Guided hikes through lovely vistas with wildflowers and vernal pools are on the horizon, and they’re free.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering tours of the North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve every Saturday in March and April.
The site is home to more than 100 plant species on rolling, volcanic hills. Wildflowers should start blooming toward the end of the month, and the season will peak in April.
Two tours will be offered every Saturday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. They are expected to last about two hours and cover 2.5 miles. Each tour can take only 25 people; advance registration is required. Call the department at (916) 358-2869 or email interpretiveservices@ wildlife.ca.gov for more information, or register directly at www.dfg.ca.gov/regions/2/wildflowertours.
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