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MDAS/SMD Field Trip—Curry Canyon

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

Mount Diablo Audubon Society and Save Mount Diablo are partnering up for a hike on Save Mount Diablo’s gorgeous Curry Canyon Ranch. This portion of Curry Canyon Ranch showcases beautiful rangeland ecosystems and valley oak and riparian habitat. We’ll be looking for fall migrants, arriving wintering birds, and raptors. You might even see a golden eagle or two! This is a chance to get to know the east side of Mount Diablo, a side that’s not normally open to the public. You’ll pass a beautiful valley with rolling hills as you walk along the creek, then transition into riparian habitat, where sun hardly breaks through the canopy of the trees.

Be sure to dress in layers and wear sturdy boots or shoes; bring a mask, plenty of water, binoculars (if you have them) sunscreen, and a snack.

Land: Save Mount Diablo
Rating: Moderate
Distance: 4-5 miles
Elevation change: 200’
Leader: Jerry Britten, Save Mount Diablo Hike Leader
Meet: Address Provided After Registration

Register for this field trip HERE, beginning August 8th at 10am. This field trip is limited to 20 participants.

Photo: Hermit Thrush by Jerry Britten

Details

Date:
October 8
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/curry-canyon-ranch-mt-diablo-audubon-hike-tickets-239330151927