Explore how native peoples who have lived in this area for thousands of years took care of the land before the arrival of Europeans. Join Docent Naturalists Marie Faust Evitt, Ann McCarty, and Helena Cohen for a leisurely-paced hike (app. 1.2 miles) and activities along the beautiful Horseshoe Lake Trail. Discover how the Ohlone people used strategies such as controlled burns and regular pruning to nurture plants and ensure abundant food and materials for homes, baskets, and medicine.
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