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Peregrine Wander - Reservations Required

From June 04, 2017 9:30 am until June 04, 2017 1:30 pm Save to calendar

Categories: Hiking


PEREGRINE WANDER - Reservations Required


Description: Join us on a nature hike up Pine Canyon to view Castle Rock, nesting site of the world's fastest bird, the Peregrine Falcon. Once on the brink of extinction, Peregrines were reintroduced to the Castle Rock area a few decades ago. Now, a pair is getting ready to nest in the dramatic sandstone pinnacles. Naturalist Staci Hobbet will describe the falcon's natural history, this year’s nesting site, the many challenges the "wanderers" still face, and what is being done locally to assist them. Our hike up the canyon follows a historic stagecoach road and passes the enigmatic "China Wall" of Mount Diablo.

Reservations Required: 
RSVP to Ken Lavin  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date and Time: Sunday, June 4, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
Leaders
: Staci Hobbet and Ken Lavin
Total Distance: 
This is a moderate hike of five miles with several hundred feet in elevation gain.
Weather Policy
: Rain cancels.
Where to meet: 
We'll assemble at the staging area for Castle Rock Regional Park at the end of Castle Rock Road in Walnut Creek. Restrooms and water are available near the trailhead. 
Notes
: Bring water, lunch, binoculars, dress in layers and wear good hiking shoes. Bring hiking poles if you normally use them.

2017-06-04 09:30:00
2017-06-04 13:30:00