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2nd Sunday - Carmichael 9-8-19
2nd Sunday - Carmichael 9-8-19

When: Sunday, September 08, 2019
Where: Harrington Access, American River Parkway
Time: 9 AM - 11 AM

It was a beautiful fall-like day with cool temperatures, sunshine, and a pleasant breeze- a perfect atmosphere for Roots of Connection to celebrate 2 years of monthly gatherings. As we were setting up, a ground squirrel alarmed and an elder coyote crossed the parking lot. This older female coyote hasn't been seen in weeks...We discussed the southwest energy and the transition to west energy as part of the natural cycle. Guy then talked about seed saving and tricks of the trade including harvesting, storage, and even seed art. Ranger Bennett came by and shared a story about how ground squirrels protect themselves from rattlesnakes, and then we all engaged in lively conversation with each other while eating fresh fruit and muffins. Such gratitude for the river and all the beings that receive its gifts!

2nd Sunday - Carmichael 9-8-19 Details

When:Sunday, September 08, 2019

Where:Harrington Access, American River Parkway

Time:9 AM - 11 AM

Please join us in celebrating our 2nd Anniversary!

This Sunday marks our two-year anniversary of 2nd Sundays! We will have a light potluck brunch and discuss native plant seed saving. Bring a chair and some good vibes and something to share (not required). Coffee will be served! The weather should be perfect!

The Carmichael 2nd Sunday Gatherings will be held at the Harrington Access in the American River Parkway (950 Harrington Way). This access is reached via Arden Way off of Fair Oaks Blvd. From Arden, turn right on Kingsford Dr. Kingsford Dr. becomes Harrington Way and terminates at the access parking lot. Unless you have an annual County Parks pass (check regionalparks.saccounty.net to find out where to purchase a pass) there is a $5 parking fee. Please note on holiday weekends the fee may be $8. We meet in the parking lot before heading up to the riverbank past the restrooms, on the other side of the small hill upstream from the parking area, or we may just hang out in the lot. .

Gatherings in 2019 will focus on the Core Routines of Nature Connection and the Natural Cycle as outlined in the book Coyote's Guide to Connecting With Nature (Young, Haas, McGown, 2007). Guest speakers from local agencies, birds, maps, stories, critters and games! Join the fun for the entire family!

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