Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Parkway Benefit Concert

Did you know that the Panorama Vista Preserve is the largest private component of the Kern River Parkway? On Oct 30 (Sun), at 5 pm, local musician Monty Byrom will be appearing in a benefit concert for the Parkway at the home of Phil and Janada Shepard. Tickets are $30, which includes wine, beer, and snacks. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Call Phil or Janada at 588-7278 for reservations; no tickets will be available at the door.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

More photos, Sept 8

A little additional excitement was a small fire off near the river, possibly caused by one of the many lightning strikes we had in the night.

Workday at the Preserve, Sept 8, 2011

Saturday was a workday for volunteers from the Kern Audubon Society and also for the Interact Club from Foothill High School, led by teacher Jan Graves. In these pictures we see Jan and a tree she helped plant 2 years ago, Harry Love, Al Caetano, Madie Elsie, Rod Lee, East High student Trevor Sutton, and Foothill students. Bill McDonald was there too. The job of the day was to walk the drip lines looking for breaks and then repairing them. Thanks, everyone.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Brice Drewry Memorial

A large thank you to friends and family of Brice Drewry for donations of more than $400 to the Preserve. A tree will be planted in his memory. A World War II vet and former oil field worker, Mr. Drewry died in Bakersfield on July 18, 2011 at age 88. Donors included Mary L. Williams and Lorene Chandler of his hometown of Seminole, Oklahoma; David and Krikett Perea of Denver, Colorado; Linda Lee McKenzie and Katherine L. White of Fresno; Linda Vaughn of Banning; and Steve Edwards, Richard & Sharon Hall Hoffman, Louise Lacy, and Garden District Flowers of Bakersfield. Again, thank you.