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Experience the Ecological Staircase.

Experience the Ecological Staircase.

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am a California registered professional forester (RPF) and have worked in the field of forestry for over 20 years performing botanical surveys, archaeological surveys, wildlife surveys as well as preparing timber harvest plans. I am also an FAA certified drone pilot, GIS professional (mapping) and an avid outdoorsman. I have gained much knowledge of the local area and would like to share that…
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What we’ll do

We will explore the ecological staircase of Jug Handle State Reserve from the headlands along the Pacific Ocean to the pygmy forest to the East traversing through redwood, Douglas-fir forest, bishop pine forest and riparian habitat of Jug Handle Creek. All accessible within a few miles of Mendocino village and Fort Bragg each ecological step will highlight the unique nature of the processes of…

What else you should know

Please be aware that this is a hiking experience and as such a moderate level of exertion will be required. Bathroom breaks will be rustic so take care of that business beforehand and remember no pets

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Crackers
Drinks
Water and Juice
Equipment
10x loope, Binoculars

What to bring

Sturdy walking shoes or boots.
Layered clothing as the weather can be changeable.
Water, juice or whatever you want for libations.
Rain gear if the forecast calls for it.

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Where you'll be

We will start at the Jug Handle State Reserve parking lot and walk the Jug Handle Trail to the Headlands and discuss the headland ecology and morphology. Then we'll proceed along the Trail to the riparian habitat of Jug Handle Creek then to the Bishop pine forest then to the redwood/Douglas-fir forest and finally to the pygmy forest discussing the development through geologic uplift, rain, and soil development along the way.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

More tips

Please be aware that this is a hiking experience and as such a moderate level of exertion will be required. Bathroom breaks will be rustic so take care of that business beforehand and remember no pets
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nature walk
Experience the Ecological Staircase.
2 reviews
From £22/person
2 reviews
From £22/person