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Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo Activities Schedule for August

Can you believe that August is here already?  Below are some of the events planned at the Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo during the month of August:

August 2014

2  CPF: Orange County Fossils 10:00-11:00a
2 August Bat Walk 7:00-9:00p
8 Twilight Tales: Orange County’s Wild West 6:30-8:30p
10 Early Morning Nature Walk 6:00-8:00a
13 Lecture: From Rancho to Reserve-The history & future of The Reserve 7:00-8:30p
15 Lecture: Tarantulas and Other Many-Legged Creatures of the Night 7:00-8:30p
16 Tarantulas and Other Many-Legged Creatures of the Night Walk 7:00-9:00p
23 Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo Outreach Booth 2:00-7:00p
24 Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo Outreach Booth 2:00-7:00p

Of particular note is the lecture titled “From Rancho to Reserve: The history and future of The Reserve” on Wednesday, August 13th at 7:00 PM.  In this lecture, you can hear about “how what was once known as “California’s Greatest Rancho” has become a habitat reserve dedicated to the conservation of native species. Learn the colorful history of Rancho Mission Viejo and the handshake that started it all. See how we are growing to become a habitat reserve of nearly 21,000 acres.”

You can get more information and make reservations at the Reserve’s website here.

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