Vernal Pools at the Vernal Equinox- Mar. 23
Visit the Gateway Science Museum on Saturday, March 23, 1-4 pm to celebrate and learn more about vernal pools. Dr. Rob Schlising, CSU, Chico Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences and long-time researcher or vernal pool ecology, will be available to inform and answer questions about these unique and exciting treasures of the North State. Also take a look at Gateway's ongoing Vernal Pool Exhibit which illustrates the seasonal cycles of a large vernal pool on Vina Plains Preserve, managed by the Nature Conservancy over the past several years, complete with beautiful color photos and informative interpretive materials.
Free with paid admission to Gateway Science Museum. For more information call (530) 898-4121 or visit www.gatewayscience.org