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Literature, Lore, and Life Sciences
February 22, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Saturday, February 22 8:30am to 12:30pm
Approximate Total Miles: 5.5
Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? Unpack the diverse symbolic and scientific meanings behind familiar quotes from literature across the centuries and continents on this moderate hike along many of this Preserve’s popular trails including the Ipiwa, Tree Farm, and Chestnut Trails. Docents Anna Lee, Jayita Bhojwani, and Jumana Latif will guide you on an exploration of the many ways nature has inspired literature and lore throughout history, and the various paths through which humans have made sense and meaning of nature in our lives.
Where to Meet: Meet at the Preserve parking lot on Skyline Boulevard located one mile south of the Skyline Blvd. (Highway 35) and Page Mill/Alpine Road intersection. After entering the Preserve, turn right and go to the farthest parking lot. Those traveling from I-280 on Page Mill Rd. should allow approximately 45 minutes travel time.