Lopez Hill Preserve celebration

  • Tue Jun 18th, 2019 5:57pm
  • Life

The San Juan County Land Bank

The Land Bank is kicking off a week-long celebration of Lopez Hill on Saturday, June 15, with a trail work party. Come lend a hand in tending the four miles of trails within the 400-acre Preserve.

Tuesday, June 18, join Amanda Wedow at 10:30 a.m. for a gently paced, family-friendly hike.

Wednesday, June 19, pack a light picnic dinner and head for the “top of the hill” with Amanda to enjoy one of the longest days of the year with an evening hike. Hike begins at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 20, botanist, Madrona Murphy from Kwiáht, will lead a native plant walk. Learn about the trees and wildflowers you see along the trails! Guided walk begins at 2 p.m.

The week culminates at the trailhead on Friday, June 21, at 2 p.m. with some special words from those involved: Friends of Lopez Hill member Ann Palmer; San Juan County Council Member, Jamie Stephens; Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz; Senator Liz Lovelett; and Land Bank Director, Lincoln Bormann.

There will be additional areas to park at the Preserve. Land Bank staff will be on site at 1:30 p.m. to help with parking. Carpooling is recommended. A Community reception will follow at Vita’s from 3–4:30 p.m.

Visit https://sjclandbank.us10.list-manage.com/track/click u=018f23d8a1cd8e14f866c8bb6&id=58be342ee7&e=8193dae242 for driving directions to Lopez Hill Preserve. For questions please call 360-378-4402 or email tanjaw@sjclandbank.org.