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BYLT Poetry on the Preserve

June 15, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


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Celebration of Trails Poetry on Preserves

Poetry Reading & Writing Workshop with Meredith Heller

Saturday, June 15, 10am-12pm

Rice’s Crossing Preserve, South (See below for directions).

Join Poetry on Preserves commissioned poet, Meredith Heller, for a reading of select poems including her poem for Celebration of Trails, “Huntress of the Holy Sound.” Rice’s Crossing Preserve is serenely situated along the South Yuba River, and was only recently opened up to the public. Come be inspired by the natural beauty and the sounds of the river as Meredith leads you in a group writing exercise. Please bring water, a snack, hat, sunscreen, and something to sit on. Writing journal and pencil will be provided.

This is a FREE community event open to everyone! We do however ask that you register so that we know who to expect.

This is a FREE community event open to everyone! We do however ask that you register so that we know who to expect.


Meredith Heller is a poet, author, singer/songwriter, avid nature lover, and educator with degrees in writing and education. She leads workshops at schools, women’s prisons, the Institute for Poetic Medicine, the Kennedy Center for the Arts, the National Association for Poetry Therapy, wellness retreats, creativity summits, and online. Her passion is empowering people to believe in themselves, trust their creative instincts, tap their wild wisdom, express their truth, and ignite their hearts. Her poems and essays appear in numerous literary magazines and collections. She is the author of Writing By Heart, Write a Poem, Save Your Life and three poetry collections, Yuba Witch, River Spells, Songlines. Join Meredith for a workshop and express the wild beauty of your heart. Visit meredithheller.com.

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June 15, 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Bear Yuba Land Trust
(530) 272-5994
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Rice’s Crossing Preserve
12155 Marysville Rd
Dobbins, 95935
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