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OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

OpenRoad With Doug McConnell

With Doug McConnell

East Bay Regional Parks Road Trip

A journey through Tilden Little Farm and Garden, Black Diamond Mines, and kayaking at Big Break

Doug McConnell's road trip starts at Tilden Little Farm and Botanical Reserve, journeys to historic Black Diamond Mines and finishes off with kayaking on the Delta at Big Break, one of the district's newest parks. (Published Tuesday, June 9, 2015)

Doug explores the East Bay Regional Park District from the oldest park, Tilden, to the newest park, Big Break, in search of the region's human and natural history and heritage.

As Doug explores the East Bay Regional Park District he visits heritage animals in Tilden Park's beloved Little Farm, walks through California's lovely native plant legacy in Tilden's Botanic Garden, stops by the Bay Area's only historic coal mine at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve and kayaks at the Big Break Regional Shoreline witnessing natural history and discovering the ecological significance of the Delta.

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