Field Trip: Nest Box Workshop & Beginning Bird Walk in Lynch Canyon

Date: Saturday February 17, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM

Walks and workshops aimed at Beginning Birders are held twice a month on Saturdays. All workshops begin at 9am, followed by bird walks at 9:30am until noon. (NSAS Event)

Details:

Leader: Crystal DeMarco

Description: Learn about the birds that use cavities for nesting and how building and installing nest boxes can provide them with much-needed habitat. This will be followed by a bird walk in Lynch Canyon.

The workshop will last from 9:00 to 9:30, followed by a walk through Lynch Canyon. Walks are appropriate for all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult). Please wear sturdy walking shoes or boots and bring water and binoculars if you have them.

Note there is a $6 parking fee.

Directions: Meet in the parking lot at Lynch Canyon. If going north/east from Vallejo on Highway 80, take the American Canyon/Hiddenbrooke exit. Go south toward Hiddenbrooke Parkway. Just before entering the Hiddenbrooke development, turn east (left) on McGary Road (frontage road that runs parallel to I-80). Follow McGary Road for 1.6 miles to where it intersects with Lynch Road. Turn left on Lynch Road, go under the I-80 underpass, and proceed through the gate at the end of the cul-de-sac to the gravel parking lot.

If going south/west on Highway 80, take the Red Top Road exit. Take the Red Top Road exit. Go south (left) under the underpass. In less than 0.1 mile, turn right on McGary Road (frontage road that runs parallel to I-80). Follow McGary Road for 1.8 miles. Turn right on Lynch Road, go under the I-80 underpass, and proceed through the gate at the end of the cul-de-sac to the gravel parking lot.

Coordinator: Crystal DeMarco at crystalrose51996@gmail.com

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