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Field Trip: Dye Creek Preserve

$27 Adult

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 8:45 am - 2:30 pm

Meet at Chico Masonic Family Center (Map)

More vigorous hiking, some elevation gain/loss More vigorous hiking, some elevation gain/loss

Description

Visit the rugged Dye Creek Preserve in the Lassen Foothill region of eastern Tehama County. We will hike the scenic Dye Creek Canyon as we discuss land management efforts by The Nature Conservancy. Expect to see birds common to oak woodlands such as the Lewis's Woodpecker, Acorn Woodpecker, Oak Titmouse, and California Quail. Ferruginous Hawk, Bald Eagle, and Golden Eagle may also be seen at the Preserve. Bring lunch and drink. Boots/sturdy footwear is a MUST!

Field Trip Leaders

Jesse Klingler

Jesse Klingler wears many hats in the outdoor industry. He teaches fly fishing, guides fishing and hiking trips, and helps to run a fly fishing tool manufacturing company. He's also involved with land management and volunteers as a docent at Dye Creek Preserve.

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Donald Beers

Don Beers worked for the California State Park System for over 30 years. The Roads, Trails and Resource Section that he supervised were responsible for the District's trail construction and maintenance, backcountry road re-engineering and maintenance, and watershed restoration project implementation. Don has been one of the lead instructors in the National Trails Training Program, and the California State Park Trails Training Program. This included working on developing the curriculum for these two programs. He has lectured and presented workshops at State, National and Professional trail conferences. Don is currently working on the California State Park's Trails Handbook revision and is one of the principal authors of that handbook.

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