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24 Thursday, August 28, 1997 Pahrump Valley Gazette Festival In the Pines slatedJ September 6 The Spring Mountain Association (SMA) will hold its 7th Annual Festival In The Pines on Saturday, September 6, 10a.m.- 4p.m. at Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort, located in Lee Canyon in Mr. Charleston, Nevada -just one hour from downtown Las Vegas. Admission is $1 donation per person, and the donor will receive one raffle ticket. The raffle will be held in the afternoon. The proceeds will be used for educational projects within the Spring Mountains Recreation Area. For more information, call (702) 896-7213. At the Festival in the Pines, SMA wants to show people the many activities that can be enjoyed in the Spring Moun- tains. The day-long celebration, with the theme "Do it on the mountain again," will include a wide variety of educational, recreational and craft booths, including the work of artist Mark Vranesh, the Las Vegas Mountaineer Club, Nevada Wildlife Federation, Nevada United Four Wheelers Asso- elation, US Forest Service, Nevada Division of Minerals, and many more. There will also be special appearances by Smokey Bear and Woodsey Owl. Special events and sponsored interpretive hikes, includ- ing a Volksmarch, will take place throughout the day. Vasque Hiking Boots, located in Red Wing Shoes West Charleston, will sponsor three hikes at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. The hike leader will lead his troops on a leisurely and informative 40 minute hike. September programs for Red Rock Canyon Programs for September at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area include hikes and walks. All programs are free of charge. Check for entrance fees to Conservation Area before arriving. Reservations are required for all programs. For more information and to make reservations, call the Visitor Center at (702) 363-1921. The Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, September 6 - "Chinle Formation Hike" - Take this two mile journey to an ancient river to explore Red Rocks geologic and plant history. Wednesday, September 9 - "Agave to Willows - A plant community exploration," Join us in a two hour tour of one of Red Rock Canyon's most diverse areas, Willow Springs. Two miles, easy. Thursday, September 11 - "Lost Creek Potpourri," - A beginners hike exploring the plants and animals of the Mojave Desert. Easy, one mile. Friday, September 12 - "A Morning Perspective of Lost Creek" - Join us for an early morning look at one of the most diverse areas of the Conservation Area. The earliest resident's view of the area will be discussed. Easy, one mile. Friday, September 12 - "Petroglyphs" (Family program) - An exploration of an early Native American site. You will get an opportunity to make your own reproduction. Easy half mile. Saturday, September 13 - "Mountain Lion and Big- horn" - We will be on the lookout for wildlife on this three mile moderate hike. Bring patience, binoculars or spotting scope, a hat, water and a snack. Sunday, September 14 - "Lost but found at Pine Creek" - We'll hike five and a half miles round trip (moderate to strenuous) to Pine Creek to explore seasonal changes. Meet at Visitor Center. Sunday, September 14 - "Stories of the Night" - A moderately strenuous two mile journey into a fossil - filled canyon. Native American stories of the night will be told an/ bring one to share. Limited reservations. Thursday, September 18 - "Cactus Hill Hike" - A panoramic journey to the contac point of two faults. Moderate three miles. Friday, September 19 - "Sounds of the Night" - Use your eyes and ears to experience the desert nightlife. Three miles easy to moderate. Saturday, September 20 - "Tracking the Big Horned Sheep" - A moderate four mile round trip hike involving some rock scrambling from Sandstone Quarry to Gateway Canyon and back. We will discuss the big horned sheep and tracking from the clues they leave behind. Saturday, September 20 - "Dale's Trail" - Come and explore the geology and flora of this newest trail at the base of the sandstone escarpment. We will share rides to the drop- off and pick up areas - two point two miles, moderate. Bring a hat, water and a snack. Sunday, Saturday, September 21 & 27 - "Mother Earth and Me" (family program) - How did the earth get its colors? Join us to explore Red Rock through stories and the arts. This includes a short walk. Wednesday, September 24 - "Native Americans at Lost Creek" - How did the area's first human residents survive in the desert. Their inventiveness is helping us today. Find out how on this easy one mile hike. Thursday, September 25 - "Calico Hills South" - Learn more about the plants, animals, and their interrelationships with the wash environment on this three mile, moderate hike. Friday, September 26 - "Finding your way with map and compass" - Whether you're going for a day hike or an overnight drive, this program will set you on the right course. We'll take the mystery out of these useful tools. Friday, September 26 - "Geology at Sunset - Red in the Rock and Sky." Follow the Moenkopi trail to view the geologic phases and how it has effected Red Rock Canyon. Easy, two miles. Sign-up begins August 25. For detailed information, call (702) 363-1921. NEW AND USED ACCEPT CONSIGNMENT 'an. d Call For Info .  cheek w/loper LD. "?% buyer premhun "Sales 'tax charged .Noth/ng removed unt/l settled "Refreshments on unds BIG CO AUCTION AUCTHIR: BUD UI PHONE .................... 72%9704 ................................ 751-5738 Available For Any Type Auction Your Property or ours. Announcements day of sale take precedence over all printed material I IIII I tlW/372 | I Gamebird Auction Eastern Sierra Fishing Report i courtesy of Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce WEATHER: Gorgeous. Warm days and cool evenings. Bishop Creek Canyon Bishop Creek - Creek is slowing down making for easier fishing. Lots of limits of DFG fish with an occassional Alpers being caught. Nighcrawlers and crickets working best. Beginning to see some browns. Lake Sabrina - Good fishing with lots of limits on rainbow Powerbait and Nigbtcrawlers. South Lake - DFG planting nice fish and fishing is very good. Boat landing stocking browns from their cages with many being caught. Nightcrawlers and Mealworms. Some action on Powerbait. Best lures; Green Panther Martins and Gold Kastmasters. Shoreline action has been good. North Lake- Fishing is great. Intake two remains one of the hot spots in the area. Black Woolly worms, and olive Matukas. Tube Jigs and Mealworms are working too. Bishop Veterinary Hospital Tonopah Clinic L Dr. Linda will be in Tonopah September 3 Front downstairs office- 42 Belmont St. Appointments/Info, Call 41-68 after 5 p.m. Dr. Linda wilt be in every other Wednesday 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.: Dogs, cats and other small animals, including spays, neutering, dentistry, minor surgery,tc. -1:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.: Horses, cows, etc. I ' ITonopah5:3Op.mto7:30p.m.  :1311 [ Round Mountain: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 1[ 12 , Same dates as Tonopah ylinic 1[ Owens River Owens River - Browns hitting on flies below Pleasant Valley Reservoir. Pleasant Valley Reservoir - Perch con- tinue to hit on yellow and purple crappie jigs. Rock Creek C, anyo Upper Rock Creek - Mosquito flies, rock creek special and worms doing well. Rock Creek Lake - Fly with bubble in morning or evening. Size 14 or 16 Mosquito or Olive Matuka. Worms, Nightcrawlers, Super Dupers or Pink Powerbait. Back coun- try picking up. Crowlev lake ....... Crowley Lake Fish Camp - The Trophy Trout season is currently in effect at the lake and anglers are reminded of the special regu- lations: Barbless hooks; arti- ficial lures and flies; two trout limit, 18 inches and over. Big Reminder - $10,000 to any registered perch con- testant who can beat the state recordof3 pounds 10ounces. Convict La__k Lots of Alpers being caught. Contest winner caught yellow tagged 3.5 pounds Alpers