Saturday, February 22 at 9:00am – Birding Walk at the Merced NWR
7430 West Sandy Mush Road, Merced. Birders will walk and bird either the Meadowlark or the Bittern Marsh trail--the specific trail will be determined as the date draws near. Large numbers of Ross’ and snow geese, as well as other waterfowl species and lesser sandhill cranes should still be present on the Refuge. Meet at the Merced NWR entrance kiosk accessed from Sandy Mush Road at 9 a.m. Visitors will convoy from there, if necessary, to the trailhead. This walk is expected to last one to two hours.