Coming Events at HCCP - Fall, 2018 April 6 (Sat.) 10 a.m. - “CLOVERDALE HIKE” Enjoy a pleasant spring morning walking on the Cloverdale property with Don Neptune, HCCP Board member. This property includes views of the Clear Creek canyon, small waterfalls with enough rain, local history and wildflowers. Bring some friends, walking shoes, and water– a moderate walk of 2 to 3 hours! Meet at the BLM Cloverdale Trailhead, between Placer & Clear Creek Rd. April 13 (Sat.) 1:30 p.m. – “CLEAR CREEK WILDFLOWERS AND WILD PLANTS” Come walk with David Ledger from the Native Plant Society. Enjoy the beauty of blooming wildflowers, the stimulation of a walk in the country, and learn about plants and nature. Sunday afternoons don’t get any better than this. David is very knowledgeable about plants in our area. Meet at the HCCP parking area on Clear Creek Road, just west of the Clear Creek Bridge April 20 (Sat.) 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – “2019 WHOLE EARTH & WATERSHED FESTIVAL” Join us at Redding City Hall & Sculpture Park for this annual event. See www.wholeearthandwatershedfestival.org for more information. This is a great family event with hands-on-learning, music and food. April 28 (Sun.) 10:00 a.m. - “NATURAL HISTORY WALK” Today’s walk with Barbara Peck will encompass wildlife on the Preserve; including plants, animals, birds and butterflies. Barbara has a Masters in Wildlife Biology and Ecology and she’s very familiar with Horsetown-Clear Creek Preserve. Bring binoculars if you have them. Meet at the HCCP parking area on Clear Creek Road, just west of the Clear Creek Bridge May 5 (Sun.) 1 p.m. -- “NATIVE PLANT IDENTIFICATION AND USES” Join native Wintu Ted Dawson on a spring walk while he locates, identifies, and explains medicinal and general uses of native plants. Ted consulted and provided technical support at Turtle Bay for Native American exhibits. Today’s presentation will include making a natural poison oak remedy. Bring a jar to take some home. Meet at the HCCP parking area on Clear Creek Road, just west of the Clear Creek Bridge May 11 (Sat.) 10:00 a.m. - “PLANT AND COMMUNITY ECOLOGY WALK” Explore the plant community around us: why plants grow where they do, what functions they perform and how they relate to the community and ecosystem. Learn to identify some key plants (both native and invasive). All ages are encouraged to explore the ecology of Clear Creek with BLM’s Laura Brodhead. Wear walking shoes. Meet at the HCCP parking area on Clear Creek Road, just west of the Clear Creek Bridge May 18 (Sat.) 9 a.m. – “ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY CLEANUP” Volunteers will clean up a stretch of Clear Creek Road around the Preserve for 2 – 3 hours. We provide vests for visibility, tools to pick up small items and garbage bags. Please bring gloves. Lunch/snacks on us afterwards . . . location to be determined. We do this on a Saturday in January, May, and September. Meet at the HCCP parking area on Clear Creek Road, just west of the Clear Creek Bridge

Children are welcome at all of our events and all events are free

of charge.

See our website home page for a trail map and coming events. Contact Horsetownhccp@gmail.com for more information. Also Like us on Facebook. An anonymous donor has offered a reward of $500 for a photograph of Horsetown. If you have one, please contact Dottie Simth, the Shasta Historical Society or Horsetown-Clear Creek Preserve. For more information see the Redding Record Searchlight article Travelin' in Time: Wanted: photo of Horsetown, reward offered. Download an Event Schedule Current Coming Events (in pdf format) Spring, 2019 195 kB Past Event Calendars Fall, 2018 282 kB Spring, 2018 120 kB Fall, 2017 154 kB Spring, 2017 119 kB Fall, 2016 233 kB Spring, 2016 396 kB Fall, 2015 196 kB