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Field Trip: Up the Creek with a Pair of Binoculars - Sold Out!

$27 Adult; $10 Youth

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Meet at Chico Creek Nature Center (Map)

Walking, could involve distance but largely flat Walking, could involve distance but largely flat


The Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve (BCCER) is part of the larger Big Chico Creek watershed and home to a great diversity of plants and animals, including over 100 bird species. A historical ranch, the BCCER is now a place for education, research, and habitat enhancement. We will bird the oak woodland/chaparral of the upper canyon, then we’ll head down to the riparian area along the creek. This is a special opportunity to be transported by vehicle through a steep and somewhat remote area with only walk-in access for the public. Bring lunch, water, and binoculars.

Field Trip Leaders

Jon Aull

Jon Aull received his master's degree studying parks and natural resources in the recreation department at Chico State. He is the education coordinator for the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve.

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Lindsay Wood

Lindsay Wood is a field biologist who has conducted fisheries and avian research throughout the Sacramento River Watershed since 2010. She is currently the Watershed Program Coordinator for Butte Environmental Council and also teaches outdoor education. Lindsay has researched Aechmophorus Grebes, the Greater Sage Grouse, and migratory bird populations throughout Costa Rica.

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