May 2014


On-Going Tuesday Volleyball. Join Yahi Group members and friends for friendly, co-ed volleyball every Tuesday night at 7PM at the Chapman Center (corner of East 16th Street and B Street in Chico). Cost: $3-4 per night. For those at the intermediate level with some volleyball experience. For more information, call Karen, 899-8305 or Betty, 345-7205.

Volunteer Trail Work in Bidwell Park. Volunteers are needed to work in restoration areas, on trails and to remove invasive plants. Various projects are scheduled almost every week. For more information, call Bidwell Park volunteer coordinator at 896-7831. Wear sturdy, closed-toed shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Saturday, May 4 – Hike the South Side of Bidwell Park (grade 3, class B) A 12 mile round trip shuttle from the end of the trail at Chico Canyon road to the junction of Ten Mile House. We will then return on the Guardians trail to enjoy the views from above the canyon. Meet at end of Chico Canyon Road and Centennial Road (near Falcon’s Point drive) at 8AM. Heavy rain cancels. Leader: Jeanne, 321-7279; Asst. Leader: Michelle, 865-9491.

Thursday, May 22 - Yahi Program Meeting. Juliette Beck, Sierra Club's Stop clearcutting Campaign Coordinator, will be speaking on "Clearcutting, Cap and Trade and Real Climate Solutions". She will be showing the two films that she has produced "King Clearcut Gets Award for Cashing in on Cap and Trade" and "Is Clearcutting Trashing Crystal Basin?" (We will not be showing the video “Green Fire” as previously announced). The meeting will be held at the Chico Branch Library on the corner of East First Avenue and Sherman at 7 PM with refreshments served. Non Sierra Club members are always welcome.

Thursday, May 29— Sierra Club Newsletter Mailing Prep. Join us to help prepare the newsletter for mailing; it only takes about two hours, and we always have a lot of fun! Volunteers are always needed: newcomers and old members are both welcome. Call 343-9277 for directions and more info. Rescheduled to June 5.