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~ The Great Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Hunt ~
Sunday, December 15th
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
*Enjoy a hike at the beautiful Riddell Preserve*
*Hunt for your favorite non-traditional Christmas Tree*
*Sip a cup of hot apple cider at Riddell Cabin*
Bring your family to Riddell Preserve, outside of Healdsburg, to find your non-traditional Christmas tree for this holiday season. LandPaths welcomes you for a very special opportunity to find solace in nature alongside others in your community, as we work together to heal - both ourselves and the land. Harvest a free Christmas Tree and help our fire reduction work at Riddell Preserve at the same time! Folks will be invited to remove Douglas fir in an area of the preserve where thinning is necessary for fuel reduction stewardship of the land. Participants will be able to take home a Doug fir for their Christmas tree! You are invited to harvest as many trees as you like. Lots of different sizes available and while these are NOT manicured trees like you may purchase at a Christmas Tree Farm, they are filled with meaning and love. In harvesting this tree, you will have helped fire reduction work for this land at the same time! Hot cider will be available. Trees are free but donations appreciated :)
Please scroll down to the bottom of this page to register! Event may be cancelled if there are heavy rains. Please call 707-544-7284 (then press 1) after 8am the morning of the event if the weather questionable. If there is no cancellation notice, the event is on.
Once you register, you will recieve an e-mail before the event with directions to the preserve.
People will need to walk 8/10ths of a mile up a steep but well-graded trail to the area where we will be harvesting trees. LandPaths can haul trees back down to your vehicle for you using our motorized mule.
LandPaths will have saws and gloves to borrow.
What to Bring:
Snacks & water
Sturdy boots or shoes that can get muddy
Long pants recommended
Work gloves (we have extras)
Hat and sun screen
Hand or bow saw (we have extras)
Tie downs or rope to transport your tree
Hike in to site is ~ 1.6 miles round trip - up and down a steep but well graded trail.
You will be asked to sign a liability waiver.
There are no restroom available though ample topographic diversity exists!
No pets or smoking are permitted.