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Lubbock Lake Landmark Hosts Third Annual Hike 4 Health

Cara Vandergriff

September 23, 2015

The event focuses on the importance of outdoor activity and nature appreciation.

WHAT: The Lubbock Lake Landmark and Nature Rocks Caprock are hosting the third annual Hike 4 Health this week to encourage outdoor activity and the appreciation of nature. This community-wide event emphasizes health education and the importance of preserving our natural resources by providing learners of all ages with a multitude of outdoor activities and indoor conversations designed to teach the community about local stewardship and conservation. Among the organizations participating are the Science Spectrum, the Texas Tech University Association of Natural Resource Scientists and the Llano Estacado Audubon Society. The event is come-and-go, open to the public and admission is free.

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 26)

WHERE: Lubbock Lake Landmark, 2401 Landmark Dr.

WHO: The Lubbock Lake Landmark is an archaeological preserve containing evidence of peoples on the Southern High Plains for almost 12,000 years. The Landmark is a unit of the Museum of Texas Tech University and a National Historic Landmark. The Lubbock Lake Landmark provides leadership through preservation, research and education, and reveals and preserves the cultural and natural heritages of both Texas and the nation.

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CONTACT: Landmark Education, Lubbock Lake Landmark, Museum of Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-1116 or landmark.education@ttu.edu