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Mornings on Fair Oaks Bridge; Watching Wildlife at the Lower American River at Fair Oaks LIbrary

Share stories of Fair Oaks history and listen to readings from Mornings Fair Oaks Bridge at Fair Oaks Library Monthly Local History Series, February 17, 2019.

North Country National Scenic Trail: From East to West, the Peoples and the Stories.  

North Country Trail, map, projects, NPS, National Park ServiceNarrative text for primary website ~ Write nine brief narratives to describe each region. The trail crosses seven states and 4,600 miles. Summarize history of diverse population settlements, birth and development of major industries, recreation opportunities, and key individuals who made significant contributions to the region.  Collaboration with prime contractor who developed the Interpretive Master Plan for National Park Service.

Inside Sacramento Neighbor Profile

Nature Detectives, feature article, Janice Kelley, nature, outdoors, writingNeighbor profile published in Inside Sacramento. Highlights Janice’s launch of Nature Detectives outdoor exploration program in schools and neighborhoods.

Mornings on Fair Oaks Bridge – Book, podcasts and photographs

Fair Oaks Bridge, American River, morning, wildlife, water, Nature, Nature DetectivesCompile first person narratives with photos from Mornings on Fair Oaks Bridge blog into a full color, illustrated book. Book also features brief history of Fair Oaks Village, Fair Oaks Bluffs, Fair Oaks Bridge and American River Parkway as background for this iconic crossing of the American River. Spoken word podcasts of selected blogs and photographs available for sale to come.