Wetlands and Wildflowers of Mt Burdell
Wednesday, March 16, 2022      10 am to 2 pm
Field trip leader: Susan Schlosser

IMG 8154On this 3.5-mile field trip we’ll meander up to Hidden Lake, a vernal pool on Mt. Burdell. We’ll pass through oak woodlands, see a habitat enhancement project designed and planted to created new habitat for frogs and other wildlife, and walk up a hillside trail to Hidden Lake. Possible wildflower blooms include: common water buttercups (Ranunculus aquaticus), checker lilies (Fritillaria affinis “ var. affinis), ground iris (Iris macrosiphon), varied-leaved white Nemophila (Nemophila heterophylla), and others.  

The 2 mile easy to moderate uphill portion of this field trip includes a 500 foot elevation gain. The 1.5 -mile return trip winds downhill through oak woodlands and grasslands with poppies and lupines likely to be blooming.

Meet at the San Andreas Gate on San Andreas Drive, Novato.

Rain Cancels

This field trip is limited to 15 participants.

 

To sign up for this field trip, email Susan Schlosser,    scschlosser52@gmail.com           Susan will send you the link to the CNPS waiver required to participate in this field trip.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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