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Red Bluff 2013

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6 Red Bluff 2013 A place of discovery The Sacramento River Discovery Center Discovery Garden The 2-acre Discovery Garden was designed to illustrate low water use landscaping. Plants were selected based on their decorative qualities in addition to their easy maintenance and low water needs. The 150 different plant species are either California native or have adapted to the California climate. On the last Saturday in October, the center hosts an annual garden festival and plant sale. The Discovery Garden is always open. The Sacramento River Discovery annual events like the Watershed Celebration, featuring a 5K and 10K Center is open for short visits of a run/walk and children���s activities, few hours, or extended tours with held the third Saturday in May. guided lectures at a small fee that There are also numerous commust be pre-scheduled. Most of the research and displays munity projects that the center encourages such as the high at the center have been created by school���s Regional Occupation students and the community. Program, the summer camp from People from many diverse agenmid-June through cies and organizathe first week of tions, representing August and the arta broad-based comSacramento work that���s for sale munity effort, came inside the center. together to create River Discovery The visitor���s centhe Sacramento Center 527-1196 ter is open to the River Discovery public Tuesday Center to promote through Saturday understanding of from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center the balance between the river, its contains educational displays and watershed and the community. The hands-on interpretive displays. 488-acre site is an outdoor classThe center also hosts monthly room at the Red Bluff Recreation evening programs and an annual Area and offers walking trails dinner meeting. through native habitats such as a The center is at the end of Sale riparian forest, flowering grassLane, two miles south of Red Bluff. lands, wetlands and oak woodMore information is available at lands. 527-1196. Locals appreciate the center for Educational Programs The Sacramento River Discovery Center offers numerous educational programs including: the high school Natural Resource Academy provided through a joint partnership with the Red Bluff Joint Union High School District, the summer intern program with Lassen Volcanic National Park; professional development training for teachers; and programs for school groups, including day activities, raft trips and overnight camping.

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