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Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge–Docent-led public tour
Saturday, September 10, 10 AM to 11 AM
MDAS Coordinator:  Hugh Harvey

Antioch Dunes is the only unit of the National Wildlife Refuge system in Contra Costa County.  It was set aside for two plants and a butterfly; Contra Costa Wallflower, Antioch Dunes Evening Primrose and Lang’s Metalmark Butterfly.  The refuge is in two properties.  The second Saturday of every month a docent leads the public around the Stamm Unit.

Learn history of the refuge, see some of the biology and walk on access roads around the dunes during a one-hour walk, sometimes a little longer.

Rating: Category 2–walking on dirt/sandy roads in warm weather, no shade
Elevation change: N/A
MDAS Coordinator: Hugh Harvey, 925-935-2979
Meet: Antioch Dunes gate, Fulton Shipyard Road

Directions: From CA 4 exit at A Street in Antioch, drive north about a mile to Wilbur Avenue, then turn right.  Drive about 1/2 mile and turn left onto Fulton Shipyard Road.  Cross the railroad tracks and look for the gate on the right.  Bring water.

No registration necessary, and no limit on participants. For more info, visit https://www.fws.gov/refuge/antioch-dunes.


September 10
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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