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Exploring the San Lorenzo River

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The San Lorenzo River watershed is home to you and me, AND all sorts of birds and bugs, fish and fungus, plants and amphibians. Learn about the wildlife that lives in and along the river during the 2nd Annual Exploring the San Lorenzo River Series!

Join expert birders, wildlife specialists, and fisheries biologists on guided walks along the river, to learn and connect with this beautiful natural resource in our own backyards. At the culmination of these walks we will celebrate Earth Day with a citizen science “BioBlitz” to capture biodiversity data along the river.

The following tours alternate between locations in the upper and lower watershed:

February 3
–Becoming Naturalists (great for families!)
–Location: Highlands Park
February 10
–Birds of the lower San Lorenzo River (great for families!)
–Location: Riverwalk, Santa Cruz
February 17
–The River through Time.
–Location: Junction Park
February 24
–Riparian Plant Walk
–Location: Riverwalk, Santa Cruz
–Special start time: 10:30am-12:30pm
March 3
–Listen and Learn: Bird Language Along the San Lorenzo
–Location: Quail Hollow Ranch
March 10
–Amphibians and Climate Change
–Location: Riverwalk, Santa Cruz
March 17
–Sandhills and the San Lorenzo
–Location: Zayante Fire House
–Following the State of the San Lorenzo River Symposium
March 24
–Los Aves del Rio San Lorenzo
–Location: Riverwalk, Santa Cruz
March 31
–San Lorenzo Salmonid Habitats
–Location: Henry Cowell State Park
April 7
–NO WALK – Spring Break
April 14
–Bringing Stickleback!
–Location: Riverwalk, Santa Cruz
April 21
–Special Earth Day Bio Blitz
–Location: Riverwalk, Santa Cruz (behind the Tannery)

This FREE tour series is hosted by the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History and the Coastal Watershed Council and is sponsored by the San Lorenzo Valley Water District and ClifBar Family Foundation.


March 10
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


San Lorenzo River
Santa Cruz, CA United States

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