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Join local non-profit, Friends of the Inyo for one, or all of its upcoming activities.
Saturday, June 4 – National Trails Day at June Lake
Join Friends of the Inyo, the Inyo National Forest, Mono County and the June Lake Trails Committee for National Trails Day. Work projects at Gull Lake and around the June Lake Loop with trail maintenance and cleanup for volunteers of all ages and abilities, followed by lunch and raffle prizes! Morning refreshments will also be served. Please wear close-toed shoes and be prepared for the outdoors (water, sunscreen, bug spray) with a favorite pair of gloves and a friend! Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the June Mountain Ski Area parking lot. Call 760-873-6500 for more information.
Saturday, June 4 – National Trails Day at Whitney Portal
Volunteer to care for the Whitney Portal National Recreation Trail on the Inyo National Forest and be rewarded for your hard work with lunch! Meet at 9 a.m. at Whitney Portal. Phone: (760) 873-6500 for more information.
Sunday, June 5 – Friends of the Inyo Bodie Hills Floral Adventure
Come out to see what’s in bloom in the Bodie Hills on a moderate to strenuous all-day botanizing hike. Meet 8:30 a.m. at the end of the road to Bodie State Park (Highway 270). Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 – “Green Fire” Film Screenings in Mammoth and Bishop
Celebrate stewardship and the Eastern Sierra’s public lands at screenings of “Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time” at the Edison Theatre (former ski museum across from Cerro Coso College) in Mammoth and Inyo Council for the Arts in Bishop (137 S. Main Street). 6:30 p.m. reception followed by 7:30 film screening and panel discussion with filmmakers and local biologist Phil Pister. Suggested ticket donation: $10 ($5 for students) available at Access (Mammoth) and Wilson’s (Bishop) or at Friends of the Inyo, 819 North Barlow Lane in Bishop. Phone: (760) 873-6500 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, June 11 – Friends of the Inyo Joshua Flat Hike
On Get Outdoors Day, view desert blooms in the Inyo Mountains on a moderate hike up the trail toward Deep Springs Valley. Meet 7:30 a.m. at 819 North Barlow Lane in Bishop or 8:00 a.m. at Glacier View Campground in Big Pine for 45-minute drive to the Joshua Flat trailhead. Leader: Todd Vogel, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (760) 873-6500. –FOI