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MDAS Field Trip — Sacramento & Colusa National Wildlife Refuges
December 3 @ 8:15 am - 5:00 pmFree
Sacramento & Colusa National Wildlife Refuges
Saturday, December 3, 8:15 AM-5 PM
Sacramento and Colusa National Wildlife Refuges are premier locations to see massive flocks of Snow and White-fronted Geese and tons of other waterfowl, raptors and other birds. They are must-see annual winter destinations. We will drive the auto tour routes and stop at the viewing platforms at both of these refuges, and visit a couple of other nearby locations.
Rating: Category 1-Easy
Distance: Little walking, but plenty of driving, 250-300 miles.
Elevation change: N/A
Leader: Jerry Britten, 925-321-5332
Meet: North Dunnigan rest area on I-5 at 8:15 AM
Directions: Go north on I-680, cross the Benica Bridge (toll), merge onto I-80 East at Cordelia. At Vacaville, merge onto I-505 North, follow for 34 miles and merge onto I-5 North just south of Dunnigan. Continue past the town to the rest stop. This is an all day trip and we will not be home until after dark.
This trip is limited to 15 participants. Registration at this link, beginning two weeks before and closing two nights before the trip:
Photo: Peregrine Falcon at Sacramento NWR by Jerry Britten.