Divisadero Natural History Walk
March 11, 2015 @ 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Meet at Grove & Scott, on the least windy corner.
Pay what you wish.
Joel at Thinkwalks

Thinkwalks presents an exploration walk:

Divisadero Natural History Walk


A long dune field blew across the city. The ice age was over.

Amy in front of it

The valley along Devisadero (not a misspelling) was called ‘San Souci’ (that one’s a purposeful misspelling).

Alamo Square Park is an outcrop of rock (one of many) jutting up through the vast dune field. Like all of our bedrock, water springs up through the fissures, even at hilltops. We’ll explore places that were once lakes along Divisadero, springs along Fulton and ridges along Hayes. Those things happened since the Gold Rush, but we’ll look back farther, too.

Highlights: rehabbing park irrigation, San Souci Road House, shanks’ mare to the Presidio, the Central Valley pwns us, William Fell, Hebrew orphans, Hayes Creek, Hayes dune, old maps, fog & wind, viewpoint misspellings.

This, the shortest Thinkwalk we offer, will have a long-lasting effect on the way you view the city. You’ll start seeing things! (like the underlying landscapes!)

☆ RSVP required
↪ Rain or shine
↪ Not vigorous exercise! You may get chilled if you forget your extra layers.
↪ End within a few blocks of where we started
↪ Maximum 15 people


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