(Rachael Woods (530) 581-8321 email@example.com)Back by popular demand, Alpine Meadows will offer free eco ski/snowboard tours on Sustainable Slopes Day. The environmental educational tour/program will be led by Alpine Meadows staff biologists Sarah Trebilcock and Jeff Zotz, and will focus on basic geology of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, winter flora and fauna unique to this region, and animal life found at Alpine Meadows. A discussion of the history of native people who inhabited the Sierra will also be included. The tour will finalize by emphasizing Alpine Meadows' commitment to environmental stewardship, ethics, and education. Offered at 10 am - 11:30 am and 1:30 pm - 3 pm, the eco tours are open to children and adults of all ages of at least intermediate ability level, and will meet at the large Alpine Meadows sign near Roundhouse Quad Chairlift.
Alpine will also focus on local environmental issues and projects, presenting speakers, information, and display booths from the following local environmentally proactive organizations:
All of the above display booths, exhibits, and presenters will be in Alpine's main lodge cafeteria all day Saturday, February 21.