In observance of Arbor Day, the South Pasadena Public Library invites families on a field trip to the Arroyo Seco - South Pasadena Woodland and Wildlife Park, located at 100 Pasadena Avenue, South Pasadena. Participants will have an opportunity to discover the secrets of native trees and other native plants and wildlife. Leading the exploration will be Barbara Eisenstein, a native plant gardener, horticulturist, speaker and blogger (www.weedingwildsuburbia.com
). She founded and runs the Friends of the South Pasadena Nature Park, a citizen stewardship program, and received the 2007 Arroyo Verde Award for Best Citizen Activism. She is also horticulture chair for the San Gabriel Mountains Chapter of the California Native Plant Society, and research associate at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Barbara lives in South Pasadena where she tends her own native plant habitat garden.
Registration for this field trip is required.To sign up, visit the Library website at www.southpasadenaca.gov/library and click on “Sign Up for Youth Programs” box. Registrants will receive further information about how to complete a City liability waiver and receive an official field trip ticket.
This field trip is funded by a grant from South Pasadena Beautiful and is free to the public. Other sponsors include the Friends of the South Pasadena Nature Park and South Pasadena Public Works.