Ever wonder how a state line divided a lake? David Antonucci will answer many of Tahoe’s famed mysteries and little known tales of the forest and the people who carved its history. Now you are ready to enter the forest with a new perspective further expanded as you help Sugar Pine climbers collect cones for future replanting. After a healthy lunch prepared by Grass Roots, you will have a chance to try a Disc Golf Tahoe style, as a local pro shares techniques and insights at Bijou Community Park . You are then welcome to shuttle back to assembly point, or stay longer at the Lake Tahoe Lifestyle Festival.
Saturday Sept 8th
FREE & includes 6.5 hours of guided activities, disk golf, and transit.
9:00 am – Assemble at Explore Tahoe with local historian David Antonucci
10:15 am – Guided walk to Van Sickle Bi-State Park
10:30 am – Guided walk with Maria Mircheva up to a beautiful vantage point of Lake Tahoe and the “King of Pines”
12:00 am – Bus to go to Bijou Community Park
1:00 pm – Disc Golf demo with a local pro, followed by a self-guided round of Disc Golf, or choose from the interactive activities at the Lake Tahoe Lifestyle Festival
3:00 pm – Shuttle leaves Bijou Park to return to Explore Tahoe Assembly Point
3:30 pm – End
Day: Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012
Activities: walking, hiking, tossing (disc golf)
Difficulty: moderate (half mile gentile uphill hike, walking on flat ground with distance depending on duration of disk golf play)
Where: City of South Lake Tahoe
Assembly Point: Explore Tahoe, Hwy 50 & Transit Way
Duration: 6.5 hours / 9:00 am to 3:30pm
What to Bring: sun hat, water and snacks, walking shoes, camera (optional)
Lunch: Grass Roots, 2040 Dunlap Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
David Antonucci is a long Time Board Member of the Tahoe Resource Conservation District and is well versed on the history of Lake Tahoe. David has been involved in the protection of the Lake and it’s resources for decades, and enjoys it’s beauty everyday. His insights and stories on Tahoe’s heritage that changed America many times – has brought him fame and
Maria Mircheva is the executive director for the Sugar Pine Foundation who’s mission is to protect and restore the majestic Sugar Pines in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Marie was a business consultant in Silicon Valley before finding her love for environmental restoration. Now she spends her time balancing the Foundation, playing outside and being a mom.