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Skyline Ridge Open Space Preserve

Reforestation Project

Date: (Sat.) Nov. 5, 2005
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Event Director: - 206.913.3790
Type: Plant acorns above Horseshoe Lake

The Saturday after our O' meet at Monte Bello and Skyline Ridge, we have a great opportunity to give back to these wonderful preserves. BAOC has arranged a volunteer day during which twenty of us will plant acorns at Skyline Ridge.

We will work from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Afterward, BAOC will provide a picnic lunch and cold beer and beverages to all workers (see below for details).

If you would like to participate, please indicate your interest by contacting Terry Farrah, the event director, using the contact info above. You do not need to commit until Tuesday, November 1; however, please write/call now if you think you'd like to come, so that we can gauge the interest level.

The event may be cancelled in case of inclement weather. Call the Project Update Line, (650) 691-2150 Ext 4, after 7:45 or 8:00 a.m. on event day to find out if it has been cancelled. You can check the forecast at (

Description Provided by Park Staff

Meeting Location: Skyline Ridge Equestrian Parking Lot

Please carpool if possible.

Volunteers will plant acorns in the restoration area above Horseshoe Lake. District staff will lead the project, give a District and Resource Mgmt Orientation, provide directions, and conduct a safety talk.

What to Wear/Bring

To get the most out of your day with us, we recommend that volunteers wear/bring:

Directions to the Meeting Location

Please meet at the Skyline Ridge (Equestrian) Parking Lot. The parking area for Skyline Ridge is located on the west side of Skyline Blvd:

When you enter the preserve, the Equestrian Lot is immediately to your left.

(You can also see the Driving Directions given for our O' event.)

Picnic Lunch

We will order sandwiches from Safeway. You may have your choice of a standard deli sandwich or one of Safeway's "Signature" 6" subs. Visit Safeway's website ( for their full 4-page menu. Or, if you want to keep things simple, select from the following:

We need everyone's order by noon Friday, November 4. Phone or email the event director, Terry Farrah, using the contact info at the top of this page.

In addition, we will provide potato chips, Coke, ginger ale, apple juice, premium beer, cheap "lite" beer, Fuji or Gala apples, and Chips Ahoy cookies.