Botanizing Along the Trinidad Coast

Trinidad Coastal Land Trust (TCLT) and California Native Plant Society (CNPS ) join up for a day of exploring the Trinidad coast with short hikes down to (and up from!) TCLT-managed beaches including Houda Point and Luffenholtz Beach, as well as a visit to Trinidad Head on Saturday, November 2nd, 9:30am to 2:30pm. Offshore rocks, steep, coastal bluffs, and secluded beaches can turn up interesting plants as well as curious patterns in what grows where. We will look from shore (bring binoculars!) at some of the ocean rocks of the California Coastal National Monument, managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and visit the historic Trinidad Head Lighthouse, also in the Monument, to see a vegetation restoration project. Meet at 9:00 a.m. at Pacific Union School (3001 Janes Rd., Arcata) or 9:30 a.m. at the Trinidad Coastal Land Trust office, next to the library. Bring lunch, water, and binoculars if you can. Dress for the coastal weather (Think wind.). The field explorations will wrap up at 2:30 p.m. This trip will be limited to 20 people. Please reserve your space by calling the TCLT office at: 707-677-2501, or emailing info@trinidadcoastallandtrust.org