The public is invited to a birding tour at the Cache Creek Nature Preserve on Saturday. This will be a great opportunity to view birds in a winter setting when many species have migrated here for the colder months. Experienced tour guides will lead visitors to special areas of the preserve to view birds in the wetlands as well as in the oak woodlands and grassland areas.
The preserve will open at 7:30 a.m. with the guided tour starting at 8 a.m. The planned program will end about 11 a.m., but participants are welcome to explore more on their own.
There is no charge for the tour, but participants are asked to pre-register by calling 530-661-1070 or by emailing [email protected] Visitors are advised to dress warmly and bring water, binoculars and a field guide. Binoculars and field guides also will be available for those who don’t have them.
This is also a general open day for the public at the Cache Creek Nature Preserve. The grounds will be open until 2 p.m. for those who would like to come out and enjoy a beautiful setting along Cache Creek, walk the trails and view wildlife in the area.
The Nature Preserve is about five miles west of Woodland. For more information, see www.cachecreekconservancy.org.