Guadalcanal Village Wetland Restoration Shorebird Observation
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Join Refuge Staff Member Louis Terrazas to view the Caltrans Guadalcanal Village wetland restoration. Restoration information and telescopes for shorebird viewing provided. Driving Directions from Festival Wildlife Expo: Travel north on Railroad Ave. to flashing stoplight at G St. Continue through the North Gate. Turn left onto overpass, then left into parking lot.
Sears Point Cougar Mountain Raptor Hike
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join Sonoma Land Trust for a hike in the hilly grasslands of Sears Point with long-time raptor enthusiast Larry Broderick as you search for resident and overwintering raptors and learn how to identify the different raptor species. On a clear day take in the panoramic views of San Pablo Bay to San Francisco, Mt. Diablo, and Mt. Tamalpais on a clear day. Bring binoculars! Hike is over steep and uneven terrain. Wear sturdy shoes. Register online at http://www.sonomalandtrust.org/join_in/public_outings.html. Meet at the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters, located at 2100 Highway 37, part of an old dairy farm. Directions: From Napa/Sonoma: travel from Hwy 12/121 through light at Sears Point to light at Lakeville Hwy. Make U-turn at light. Refuge is .25 miles on right. From Vallejo: travel west on Hwy 37 to Lakeville Hwy light. Follow directions above. From Marin: travel eastbound on Hwy 37, Refuge is .25 miles on right after Lakeville Hwy light. Turn right into the driveway of an old dairy farm–no refuge signs.
Skaggs Island Raptor Tours
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. with Murray Berner
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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