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I hiked Mt Livermore with John Karges and you can too

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I hiked Mt Livermore with John Karges and you can too
« on: August 07, 2014, 12:37:21 PM »
This past weekend I had the privilege of hiking Mt Livermore with John Karges of the Nature Conservancy. John is well known for his extensive knowledge and teaching style. I thought so much of the hike I'm sending my son and his roommate to the next one. The CDRI.org is sponsoring  a hike on Aug. 23rd. This a rare opportunity,I hope some of you'll are able to take advantage of. 

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Re: I hiked Mt Livermore with John Karges and you can too
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2014, 08:31:49 PM »
Tell me more about what you learned from Karges and how he presented info.

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Re: I hiked Mt Livermore with John Karges and you can too
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2014, 09:05:01 PM »
John talked about,
fires and their role, plant adaptations to fire and showed effects of fire
we walked through a quaking aspen stand where Jonh spoke about that tree
the history of the property
what had been found on the property
he found a couple of horned lizards
hydrology
i saw many native plants for the first time
saw a couple of snakes, john was very quickly between the rattle snake and the crowd
Words flow from John like water from a river, I wish I had recorded his talks.
I hope that answers your question. He presented much more info than what i wrote about.

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Re: I hiked Mt Livermore with John Karges and you can too
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2014, 09:12:53 PM »
Another thing I learned from John was to help others get the most out of an experience. He's very good at it.

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Re: I hiked Mt Livermore with John Karges and you can too
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2014, 09:14:45 PM »
A real gift!

Geezer

 


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