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Here is the schedule of activities for the Restore/Restory project debut October 20, from 12 – 6:00 PM at the Cache Creek Nature Preserve, located at 34199 County Road 20, Woodland, CA.

These activities are led by project participants and feature stories and art generated through the Restore/Restory project.

Multimedia Exhibit, 12:00 – 3:00 and 4:30 – 6:00  Explore Restore/Restory on the big screen!  Learn more about the project, navigate the on-line maps and murals, and select stories you want to hear.   Then head to the media kiosks to share your ideas and experiences.

Basketweaving Presentation, 12:00 – 3:00   Meet local basket weavers, see weaving demonstrations, and learn more about Native Californian traditions by hearing stories about the Preserve’s Tending & Gathering Garden.

Exploring the Tending & Gathering Garden, 12:30 & 1:30   Take a guided walk through a garden created by local Native people to grow materials used in Native Californian art, medicine and daily life.

Audio Tours, 1:00, 2:00, & 4:30   Explore diverse habitats while listening to stories of Yolo County’s peoples, their traditions and relationships to the land.   Audio devices & headphones provided.

Nature & Culture Walks, 1:00, 2:00, & 4:30    Head out to a unique habitat on the Preserve and hear stories about that area from a diverse team of guides. The 1:00 walk is to the Wetlands, the 2:00 walk goes to the Creek, & 4:30 walk heads out to the Oak Savannah.

Kids Activities, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00   Join a fun, hands-on exploration of the natural environment. At 1:00 we’ll explore leaves and trees, at 2:00 we’ll head to the creek to find insects and at 3:00 we’ll learn how about riparian mammals and their tracks.   Designed for ages 6 – 14.

Story Circle, 1:00 – 2:30    Share your experiences and hear those of your neighbors.  What brought you to Yolo County?  What keeps you here?  What are your favorite nature spots?  Drop by to talk, stay as long as you’d like.

Educator’s Roundtable, 2:00   Meet up with other area teachers to learn about the project and share ideas for how to use project media in the classroom.   Handouts provided!

Project Hootenanny 3:00 – 4:30   Come hear guest speakers play their favorite project stories and talk about how these stories makes a difference in our communities.  Listen to live music, enjoy snacks and share you stories with new friends.    Hooteananny speakers include:

jesikah maria ross, Director, Restore/Restory Project

Joe Lambert, Director, Center for Digital Storytelling

Janaki Jagannath, Youth Organizer, Cooperative Food Empowerment Initiative

Mary Kimball, Director, Center for Land-Based Learning

Beth Rose Middleton, Assistant Professor, Native American Studies, UC Davis

Isao Fujimoto, Lecturer Emeritus, Community & Regional Development, UC Davis

Fernando Moreno, Community Media Activist, Davis Media Access Center