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$38,500 in Grants Awarded to the Volcan Mountain Foundation for Nature Education Center in 2012

In December of 2011, the 37 acre Santa Ysabel Creek headwaters property at the end of Farmer Road was acquired for conservation by the Volcan Mountain Foundation.  Rich in riparian habitat with incredible coniferous forest, oak woodlands and meadows, this uniquely situated property is also contiguous to VMF’s Sky Island Trail property on the north, and the

Kinders on Volcan-Spring 2012 by Kathleen Beck

Kinders on Volcan-Photo by Kathleen Beck

Kindergarten children from Julian Elementary School recently visited Santa Ysabel Nature Preserve with VMF teachers Sheana Fry and Kathleen Beck who led the youngsters on a Place In Nature hike. We gazed upon local wildflowers, felt the cool waters of the stream, observed the local wildlife and learned about scat. The day ended with an activity called Sound Mapping.

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