Tag: National Forest Association

National Forest Association Celebrates “Earth Day” at the Big Bear Discovery Center

Fawnskin, CA, April 19, 2012, 12noon – Locally, National Forest Association youth leaders will be joining more than one billion people around the globe to participate in Earth Day 2012 on April 22 at the Big Bear Discovery Center on North Shore Drive to host and help mobilize an appreciation for our planet, call for its protection and stand united for a sustainable future.  The Earth Day celebration will begin with a lakeside cleanup. Participants should meet at 9:00am in front of the Discovery Center for a short walk to the Pedal Path to begin the clean up.  Materials will be provided.  A festival will follow at the Discovery Center from 10am to 2pm with activities including family bike rides to learn how to protect the San Bernardino forest along with exhibits and activities and crafts.  The Forest Explorer, which is the NFA’s mobile forest experience that brings educational forest health and fire safety messages to schools and events, will be on display.  According to Monica Curiel, NFA Children’s Forest program manager, “the San Bernardino Mountains is home to 71 species of endangered and threatened wildlife and more than 85 sensitive plant species! The health of our forest and restoration of land and resources have a direct impact on the health of our wildlife; a message our young leaders understand and want to teach all mountain residents and visitors.” So, get outside and...

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Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve Will Be Open On Saturdays

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National Forest Association Restoration Team Seeks Volunteers

San Bernardino, CA, November 7, 2011, 8:00am –  The National Forest Association is launching an aggressive call out for volunteers to assist with the Great Seeds Restoration program through a schedule of restoration days through next March. Individuals, families and small groups are needed to get outside, pitch in and help restore the forest through a schedule of monthly volunteer days at the Lytle Creek nursery and other designated sites. Volunteers will meet in San Bernardino and caravan to the project site. Each session wraps up no later than 3:00pm. All tools, orientation, and training will be provided. However, volunteers should bring their own lunch, water, hat, sunscreen, and gloves. Additional and customized opportunities exist for corporate team building events and community and youth groups who want to get involved and donate their service. Projects are held year-round and can be scheduled seven days a week at sites ranging from Lytle Creek to Big Bear. Contact Joe VanDelden for more information by calling (909)...

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Volunteers Needed To Lead Snowshoe Tours For 6th Grade Science Students

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Celebrate Native American Heritage At Feast Of The Harvest Moon

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