Observing Nature's Patterns

What do nautilus shells, kelp fronds, ocean waves, rose petals, and the milky way galaxy have in common? They all have patterns and proportions that make them innately beautiful. And these patterns are all built by the same mathematical rule of nature: the golden ratio. This elegant pattern spirals our DNA along with those of all other natural things. Let's explore nature's patterns together and create cyanotype prints (sun-exposed blue prints) to showcase our findings. 

Things to Expect:
- Easy to Moderate walking
- May be at higher elevations
- Frequent stops to talk about local flora and fauna
- Creek and stream crossings possible
- Rest for 15-30 min to enjoy provided meal and drinks

We Provide:
- Hike guided by staff Naturalist
- Light meal and beverage featuring local plant ingredients
- Light to moderate exercise while being out in nature
- Educational enrichment to grow your appreciation for local environment

Please Bring:
- Water
- Extra cup for provided beverage
- Extra layers of clothing
- Hiking or running shoes (may get wet from water crossing)
- Waterproof jacket (if chance of rain)
- Sun protection & Insect repellent
- Small backpack to carry items
- Trash bag for picking up litter
- Hiking pole (optional)

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