November 11, 2017

9 am-1pm

Audience: Adults, High School Students, Public, Middle School Students, Families, Elementary School Students

Location: Mount Tamalpais

Event Type: One Tam, Volunteer

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Mt. Tam Day of Thanks - Hosted by One Tam

Start off the holiday season by expressing your thanks for Mt. Tam and its surrounding communities. 

Join us on Saturday, November 11th as we work to maintain the health of the meadows and grasslands at the Horse Hill Open Space Preserve. Spend the day removing French Broom in the company of like minded volunteers and land managers as we work together to steward the places we love.  One Tam, a collaboration of Marin County Parks, Marin Municipal Water District, the National Park Service, California State Parks and the Parks Conservancy, is proud to work with sponsors MCBC, the Trail Partners and the Alto Bowl Horseowners Association to put put on this day of service.

"Why remove French broom?" Good question.  French broom is an invasive plant species that overwhelms diverse grassland ecosystems.  Horse Hill has been a restoration site for over 20 years and though it’s transformation has been remarkable, there is still work to be done. 

This rain or shine work day will culminate with a pizza party and raffle prizes. Families and all-ages are welcome! Please bring sturdy shoes, layers, and a water bottle.

Directions: Please plan to arrive at 8:45am. Horse Hill – 49 Lomita Dr. Meet at the entrance gate across from address 49 Lomita Dr, near the intersection of Lomita Dr and Greenfield Ct. DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 101 in Mill Valley, take the Tiburon Blvd/E Blithedale Ave exit west on E Blithedale Ave, turn right at Tower Dr 0.2 mile, stay right at Meadow Dr 0.1 mile, Continue onto Shell Rd 0.1 mile and turn left at Lomita Dr 0.2 mile. Preserve entrance is on your right.



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