King Tide Hike!
January 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Flooded with Science and Seawater:
A guided nature walk at China Camp State Park
during a King Tide
Date: Sunday, December 23rd
Start time: 11:30 am
End time: 1:30 pm
Date: Monday, January 21st
Start time: 11:00 am
End time: 1:00 pm
Celebrate winter with a beautiful short hike and lots of science at China Camp State Park! Join
scientist and educator Sarah Ferner from San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research
Reserve for a walk near the edge of China Camp’s tidal salt marsh during one of the highest high
tides of the year – a King Tide. Nature should put on a quietly beautiful show as the rising tide
slowly floods the marsh. We will learn about the marsh, scientific research occurring there, and
what king tides can teach us about sea level rise. Bring your camera to participate in California
King Tide Initiative’s citizen science photo monitoring. Registration required.
What to be prepared for: Please dress appropriately for weather, including walking on trails
that will likely be wet or muddy and standing still in windy conditions. This event is primarily
What to bring: Camera, binoculars
Meeting place: Turtleback Hill Nature Trail within China Camp State Park. Please enter the
Park from the East (Peacock Gap/Downtown San Rafael). If N. San Pedro Rd is flooded, the
meeting location will be moved east of the flooding. Please do not drive through flooded areas!
Weather plan: Very heavy rain may cancel
Space is limited and reservations are required. To reserve, send email to: email@example.com, or call (415) 456-0766. Please indicate a) the date of the program you would like to reserve b) your name, c) your phone number, d) the total number of places you are reserving. We will reply to confirm your reservation.