By Susan A. Neufeld
Baldwin Lake, CA – The Southern California Mountains Foundation will host guided wildflower walks and information at the Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve from April 7 – June 23, 2018. The Reserve will be open open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., with guided walks at 11:30 a.m..
The Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve is the home of one of the most unique ecosystems in Big Bear, the pebble plains. Wildfire walks, guided by Discovery Center volunteer naturalists, will teach you about flowers that are found only in Big Bear.
The Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve is located on Highway 18, along the north shore of Baldwin Lake. To access the reserve, drive east on Highway 18 through Big Bear Valley. Look for the Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve sign along the roadside.
The Baldwin Lake Ecological Reserve is open to the public, and staffed by volunteers, as a partnership between the California Department of Fish & Wildlife and the Southern California Mountains Foundation. The Reserve serves as a place for visitors to explore and learn about the pebble plains environments that are unique to the San Bernardino National Forest.