Sunday, August 27th
In our continuing effort to promote the 2017 NCW Theme of “Chemistry Rocks!”, we are coordinating a hike of the Los Angeles Community College District natural reserve. Dr. Robert West is Professor of Geology at East Los Angeles College and the Gold Creek Field Station Coordinator. He will be leading our hike and teaching us about some of the geochemistry in this natural reserve of the LACCD. This hike may be a little physically challenging, although not very strenuous. There is some moderate climbing and narrow trails. Be sure to bring water, a hat and sunscreen!
Here is a google maps link to the site location. https://goo.gl/maps/Ur6ocszbGwt. This can be used to route your own path, but you must come via Little Tujunga Canyon Road, there is no other access route. From the intersection of Foothill and Osborne you travel about 4 miles to Gold Creek Road. Take Gold Creek Road to the end of its pavement (about 1 mile) and turn left onto a dirt road (USFS Road) for another mile where you will reach the gate.
The hike is limited to 20 people. If you’d like to attend, please contact Nancy Paradiso in the Section Office by email at office-at-scalacs-dot-org by Thursday, August 24th.
The picture to the left is from our latest NCW themed hike “Chemistry Rocks!”. Dr. Robert West, Professor of Geology at East Los Angeles College and the Gold Creek Field Station Coordinator, led the hike through the Gold Creek trail of the Los Angeles Community College District natural reserve. Here are more pictures from the hike: