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Bird of Prey Workshop and Hike at Rush Ranch 12/08/19
December 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
** PLEASE NOTE : LOCATION HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM LYNCH CANYON TO RUSH RANCH ON PREVIOUS PROMOTIONS ONLY FOR THIS DATE ***
Eagles, Hawks & Other Birds of Prey Workshop & Hike: Learn about eagles, hawks and falcons – the ways they fly, what they eat, where they hunt and rest, and why they migrate long distances or stay in one place all year. In the workshop (up to two hours), Larry Broderick covers birds of prey identification methods, natural history and threats, and the importance of habitat protection and restoration.
Participants learn how to identify differences between species, distinctions across individuals within one species, and changes over time during one individual’s life. A hike (up to 1.5 miles) after the workshop gives the group an opportunity to practice spotting eagles, falcons and hawks in the hills and above the marsh.
Registration is Recommended. Space is limited. Solano Land Trust will provide binoculars.
A chili lunch will be provided for registered participants.
We encourage everyone to support and donate towards The Suisun Wildlife Center even if they are not interested in the hike or workshop.
In leiu of the $10 fee,donations will be accepted for The Suisun Wildlife Center.
Some items on their wish list are:
-xerox copy paper( 8 1/2 x 11)
-cobweb duster/ broom/ dustpan
-unscented laundry detergent
-bleach ( unscented),
Sheets, pillowcases, baby blankeds ( especially flannel or fleece)
-Grapes and apples
– Unsalted Nuts in the shell ( walnuts, almonds, pecans)
– Meat ( including freezer burned or out-dated beef or chicken, no processed meat)
– Shrimp and seafood
– Bird seed
– Mouse Food
– Liquid Bird Vitamins/ Calcium Powder
– Heating Pads
– Electric Fans
– Heavy Duty hoses/ nozzel
– Pet Carriers ( no cardboard unless new, please)
Gift cards from grocery stores, pet stores, gas stations, Walmart, Amazon, Costco, and Home Depot are welcome.
Cash donations welcome.