•Salmon Creek Unit: (68K pdf) Meet at Richard J. Guadagno Headquarters and Visitor Center, 2nd Sunday of the month, 9:00AM with Redwood Regional Audubon Society; 1st Wednesday of each month with Refuge volunteer naturalist Louise Bacon-Ogden; 9:00AM
•Lanphere Dunes and Ma-le'l Dunes: Visit www.friendsofthedunes.org for more information regarding guided walks at the dunes.
A photoblind is available for use at the Salmon Creek Unit. For rules and
Photo Blind Guidelines(252K pdf)
Photo Blind Report Form (79K pdf)
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The leafcutter bee (Megachile wheeleri) is one of the of specialized, solitary, ground-nesting bees that are crucial to the survival of our native dune mat community. The leafcutter bee, shown here pollinating dune goldenrod, cuts semi-circular pieces from goldenrod leaves and uses them to construct its nest cell. Native bees are gaining increased attention as pollinators due to the decline of the imported honey bee (Apis mellifera) through colony collapse disorder. Photo courtesy of Andrea Pickart.