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MDAS Field Trip — Outer Point Reyes
June 4 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Outer Point Reyes
Saturday, June 4, 8:30 AM to 3 PM
Leaders: Hugh Harvey and Beth Branthaver
This is a trip to see some spring birds, and visit some of the migrant traps. We will stop at the lighthouse overlook and spend some time above the fish docks. Bring water and lunch.
Rating: Category 1 — some walking through grass under trees and on paved roads
Elevation change: N/A
Leader: Hugh Harvey, 925-935-2979, Beth Branthaver, 510-502-4860
Meet: Bear Valley Visitor Center, Olema
Directions: From US 101 north of San Rafael, take Lucas Valley Road to Nicasio, at the reservoir turn left. Follow signs to Point Reyes Station, stop for coffee and pastries at the Bovine Bakery, then drive to Olema and the Visitor Center. From the Concord/Pleasant Hill area it may be advantageous to cross the top of the Bay on SR 37, exit at Atherton Avenue, turn left and cross US 101 to San Marin Drive. Turn right at the high school and drive about 6 miles to stop sign, turn left on Point Reyes-Petaluma Road for 7 miles to another stop sign. Turn right at the painted bridge, drive 3 miles to SR 1 and turn left into Point Reyes Station.
This field trip is limited to 10 participants. Register for this event HERE starting on 5/22. Participants must acknowledge the MDAS Liability Waiver (available during registration).
(Western bluebird photo by Jerry Britten)