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MDAS Field Trip — Grizzly Island Wildlife Area

February 28 @ 9:00 am

Free

Grizzly Island Refuge
Tuesday, February 28th, 9 AM-1 PM

Grizzly Island provides habitat for more than 200 species of birds and is home to a variety of threatened or endangered wildlife and plants. Our trip will begin at the Refuge Headquarters and continue for about 7 ½ miles along Grizzly Island Road, which is unpaved and runs through the middle of the Wildlife Area. Some things you may need for our outing at Grizzly Island: binoculars, drinking water, sun block, insect repellent, warm jacket, and appropriate footwear. Also, bring lunch and drinks.

Leader: Randy Huey, 925-518-8439
Hike Rating: Category 1-Easy
Elevation change: N/A
Meet: Wildlife Refuge Headquarters, 2548 Grizzly Island Road, Suisun, CA 94585
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Directions: From Central Contra Costa County, take I-680 N toward Sacramento. Take Highway 12 off-ramp east toward Rio Vista. Turn onto Grizzly Island Road, at the stoplight at Sunset Shopping Center. Hill Slough Wildlife Area is on both sides of Grizzly Island Road from Highway 12 to the first one-lane bridge. The Grizzly Island Complex Headquarters is 9.5 miles further on Grizzly Island Road.

The trip is limited to 20 participants. Participants must acknowledge the MDAS Liability Waiver. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/birding-the-grizzly-island-refuge-tickets-467258341277

Photo: Tundra Swans over Grizzly Island by Isaac Aronow

Details

Date:
February 28
Time:
9:00 am
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/birding-the-grizzly-island-refuge-tickets-467258341277

Organizer

Randy Huey
Phone:
925-518-8439

Venue

Grizzly Island Wildlife Area
2548 Grizzly Island Road
Fairfield, CA 94585 United States
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