May 21st Tricolored Blackbird Workshop at Sac NWR
- Here is the agenda and directions for next Saturday's Tricolored
Blackbird training workshop at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge.
Please let me know if you plan to attend or have any questions.
Tricolored Blackbird Survey Training Workshop
Saturday May 21, 2005
Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters
This workshop is intended to provide information and training that
will be useful for those planning to participate in the statewide
Tricolored Blackbird survey scheduled for June 3-5. All participants
are encouraged to attend. Directions to Sacramento NWR are included
below. Bring a bag lunch and something to drink. Please RSVP to Leo
Edson (edsonl@...) if you plan on attending.
9:30 Donuts, coffee, check-in
10:00 Welcome to the Sacramento NWR Complex
The Tricolor Survey and importance to conservation Mike Green
2005 Survey: coordinators, maps, data entry, and other news Leo
10:45 Tricolor biology, survey techniques, and cautions Bill
11:30 12:30 Lunch Bring your own to the mtg.
12:30 In the field
We will car pool to a local colony, practice
estimating the size of the colony, measuring its
dimensions, and recording information. A
great time to get tips from the pros.
Sacramento NWR Headquarters
752 County Rd. 99 W
Willows, CA 95988
Phone: (530) 934-2801
Refuge headquarters are about 90 miles north of
Sacramento and adjacent to I-5.
Northbound: Exit at Road 68. Turn left on hwy 99W;
the entrance is approximately 1.6 miles.
Southbound: Exit at County Road 57. Turn
east over the overpass to Highway 99W. Drive
approximately 4.5 miles south to the Refuge entrance.