Commemoration of Puente Hills Landfill Closure- hike and informational event
What
Commemoration of Puente Hills Landfill Closure- hike and informational event
When
Saturday, November 9, 2013
9:00am - greater than 12
Where
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Other Info
Commemoration of Puente Hills Landfill Closure

Presented by:Angeles Chapter

Leader:Jennifer Robinson -

jennifer.robinson@sierraclub.org

Location:7th Avenue Trailhead Corner of 7th Avenue and E. Orange Grove Avenue, Hacienda Heights, CA

Come out and commemorate the closure of the Puente Hills Landfill.

We will have a hike leaving at 9am for and tabling event about composting, vermiculture and the Sierra Club.

Hike with us on a loop above Hacienda Heights with great views of the San Gabriel Mountains and the closed landfill. This is a 4 mile, 1,000’ gain. Also learn about composting, organics and what happens to our trash. Hikers, meet 9 am at 7th Ave and E. Orange Grove Ave, Hacienda Heights. Bring water, a snack, and sturdy shoes. Rain within 48 hours cancels.

Tabling event 9am-12noon.

We'll have speakers starting at 11am to discuss the impacts the landfill had on the community and how it helped preserve land locally. Nature history interpretation of local plants around the tabling area.

Want to learn how to set up your own worm bin? We'll have information on that as well!

Plan to stop by for the hike or just visit our table!

Hike sponsored by the Save the Puente Hill Task Force of the Sierra Club. Due to the terrain and length, it is not suitable for young children. Older children (12+) welcome if accompanied by an adult.

Sierra Club requires all participants sign a liability waiver.

http://tioga.sierraclub.org/oars-activity/pages/activity.jsf?activity=44963&mapLinkHref=http://maps.google.com/maps&daddr=Commemoration%20of%20Puente%20Hills%20Landfill%20Closure@34.009716,-117.993874&iframe=true

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