The Western yellow-bellied racer is one of the local snakes that will be discussed at the Yolo Basin Foundation’s Flyway Nights lecture at 7 p.m. March 3. Dave Feliz/courtesy photo

Agriculture + Environment

Learn about reptiles, amphibians

By February 23, 2011

Dave Feliz is the featured speaker at Flyway Nights on Thursday, March 3, at 7 p.m. He will discuss the reptiles and amphibians that can be found at the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area east of Davis.

Feliz has a degree in wildlife management from Humboldt State University and has worked for the state Department of Fish and Game for 27 years, the last 13 as the manager of the Wildlife Area. He has a keen interest in reptiles and amphibians and will bring live specimens to his presentation.

Flyway Nights is offered monthly from November through April by the Yolo Basin Foundation and the Department of Fish and Game. The talk will take place at Fish and Game’s Yolo Wildlife Area Headquarters, 45211 County Road 32B (East Chiles Road) in South Davis.

A $5 donation to support the foundation’s wetlands education programs is suggested, and members are free.

For more information, call the Yolo Basin Foundation at (530) 758-1018 or visit http://www.yolobasin.org.

Enterprise staff

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