• Expedition: Mar 25-30, 2001
  • Divisadero Middle School and Sunnyside and Redwood High Schools
  • Hite's Cove

EXPEDITION IV students were in Yosemite from March 25-30, 2001. They were able to see Sierra National Forest's Hite's Cove in all its splendor. Hite's Cove is one of the premier wildflower areas in the state. The expedition consisted of students from Divisadero Middle School and Sunnyside and Redwood High Schools.

The group of eight graders, sopohomores, and juniors completed a 4.5 mile hike and camped in the middle of the former mining town. On this trip they:

  • met new people from different high schools and a middle school from diverse backgrounds
  • learned how to backpack using Leave No Trace Principles
  • Collected surface water data for the GLOBE program on two consecutive days
  • completed an archaeological monitoring project for the Forest Service
  • learned about the flora and fauna of a natural area in the Sierra National Forest
  • learned about the history of Hite's Cove and its inhabitants
  • camped for 4 days and 3 nights

Team 4
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