This Week’s Big Year Trips

This Week’s Big Year Trips

We’ve got two exciting trips this weekend to help you see and save the GGNP’s endangered species. Hope to see you outside!

  • Mission Blue Butterfly Habitat Restoration. Saturday, January 16, 2010, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Enjoy stunning vistas and work-off those holiday calories while removing invasive French Broom from Mission Blue Butterfly habitat in the Marin Headlands. Join Price Sheppy of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy at Alta Avenue, set atop a ridgeline above Sausalito and Marin City. Dress in warm layers, wear sturdy shoes and bring lots of friends! We provide snacks, tools and gloves. Meeting spot is Alta Avenue entrance gate. Group limit is 30 people. RSVP: A carpool is available from Fort Mason, Building 34 – the third duplex on your left (leaving at 9:15 a.m.). Carpool RSVP required, call Price Sheppy 415-729-8076. Limited supply of T-shirts will be given to paricipants (while supplies last).

Help Restore Habitat for this Beautiful Little Butterfly this Weekend.

Photo © Margo Bors

  • Coho Salmon & Steelhead Trout Walk at Muir Woods. Saturday, January 16, 2010, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Join naturalist and historian David Schmidt on a moderate 3-mile journey and learn about the lives of Coho Salmon and Steelhead Trout as the fish return from the Ocean to spawn in the waters of Redwood Creek. Dress for cold, wet weather and wear boots as trails may be muddy. RSVP required: email Meet at Muir Woods National Monument south parking lot near the Dipsea Trail Kiosk. Park entrance fees apply, but the hike is free.

Find out what you can do to help Coho Salmon
through the Endangered Species Big Year

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