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1097Final Agenda for CVBC Chico Trip

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  • ovenbird2002
    Jun 21, 2002
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      Hi all,

      The final agenda for next Saturday's Central Valley Bird Club is
      described below. Please note that this agenda, unlike the one posted
      in the Spring CVBC Bulletin, does not include any activities planned
      for Sunday the 30th.

      Hope to see you there,
      Leo

      CENTRAL VALLEY BIRD CLUB

      SACRAMENTO RIVER FIELD TRIP

      SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2002



      8:00 am - Meet at Indian Fisheries Day Use Area (end of Sacramento
      Ave. at River Rd.).


      9:00 am to 12:00 pm – Field Trip to Phelan Island.

      See and hear a variety of avian species while walking through forest,
      along slough and river—

      · Mist Netting and Bird Banding with Joanne Gilchrist, Meghan
      Gilbart, Sanja Hinic and Fields Trimble, Point Reyes Bird Observatory
      (PRBO).
      · Learn about Nest Monitoring and Implications for Avian
      Conservation in the Central Valley with Stacy Small, PRBO &
      University of Missouri.
      · Tour a Mixed Riparian Forest restoration project by The
      Nature Conservancy at the Refuge with Joe Silveira (USFWS).
      · Observe Western Yellow-billed Cuckoos.


      1:00 pm to 4:00 pm – TNC California, Sacramento River Project Office,
      500 Main Street, Suite B.

      Slide Presentations—

      · Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge— Progress in
      Riparian Habitat Conservation. Joe Silveira, USFWS, Sacramento
      National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
      · Restoration and Management Challenges on the Sacramento
      River." Dr. Greg Golet, TNC California.
      · Journey to Cocha Cashu— Natural History of Amazonian Peru.
      Stacy Small, PRBO, Sacramento River Project.


      7:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Field Trip to Sacramento River National Wildlife
      Refuge, Flynn Unit.

      With a 180-acre of old growth forest, this site shows active river
      channel meander complete with steep cut banks and point-bar sand and
      gravel beaches and includes a 372-acre riparian forest restoration
      site —

      · See the results of physical processes of this alluvial
      ecosystem and learn how anadromous fish and migratory songbirds have
      adapted to, and require these processes for survival.
      · Observe the largest Bank Swallow nesting colony along the
      river and learn of their population trends and current status.