Bird Walk at Sierra Valley Preserve
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Saturday, May 21st, 2022
9am to 11am
Led by Jill Slocum
Explore Sierra Valley’s diverse and abundant birdlife with FRLT and Plumas Audubon Society at FRLT’s Sierra Valley Preserve, East Entrance (Maddalena). Come look for migrating birds like Yellow-headed Blackbird, White-faced Ibis, and Sandhill Cranes. This casual morning walk along the Sierra Valley wetlands is open to all ages. We’ll also be sharing an update on FRLT’s plans to create a center for ecological learning and new visitor amenities at the Sierra Valley Preserve.
May 21st, 2022, 9am to 11am
at the Sierra Valley Preserve East Entrance
Registration for this event is full.
What to bring: The tour will include a light amount of walking (potentially on uneven terrain) so please wear sturdy shoes and gear for being outdoors. Weather can change fast in Sierra Valley! Be sure to bring sun and wind protection, layered clothing, water, and any snacks you may need. If you have binoculars and relevant bird guides, please bring them. We’ll have a few extras for those who don’t.
Parking & Directions: Participants should park and meet at the East Entrance of the Sierra Valley Preserve (Maddalena corrals) located near Beckwourth, CA on County Road A-24 approximately 1.75 miles south of the Highway 70 junction. Map of location.
This free event is open to all ages.
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