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Rush Ranch schedules stargazing night

By From page A3 | August 18, 2014

SUISUN CITY — Rush Ranch open space preserve in Suisun Marsh will host an evening of stargazing Friday.

Local astronomy enthusiast Jim Jerrell will host the program that begins at 7 p.m. with a presentation in the Rush Ranch Nature Center, followed by telescope viewing after dark. Telescopes will be available. Participants should bring warm clothing and mosquito repellent.

To protect the night vision of viewers, participants should cover flashlights with red cellophane. Latecomers should dim their headlights.

The event is sponsored by the Rush Ranch Educational Council and Solano Land Trust, owners of Rush Ranch.

Rush Ranch is located in Suisun Marsh at 3521 Grizzly Island Road, about 2 miles south of Highway 12 in Suisun City. For more information, go to www.rushranch.net or call 689-2639 or 422-4491.

Reach Susan Hiland at 427-6981 or [email protected]

Susan Hiland

Susan Hiland

Susan graduated from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon with a B.A. in Communications. She has eight years experience working for newspapers in Nebraska.

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