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Docent Tours of the Antioch Dunes
January 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019
Every Second Saturday docents lead tours of the Antioch Dunes, a National Wildlife Refuge that is otherwise closed to the public. The Dunes are home to the endangered Antioch Dunes evening primrose, the Contra Costa wallflower, and the Lange’s metalmark butterfly. Put on your hiking shoes and grab your water bottle to explore the only wildlife refuge in the country that has been established to protect endangered plants and insects.
10:00 AM (1-1.5 hour walk). All ages welcome. No reservations required. No restroom facilities. Call 707-769-4200 for more information or visit the website.
(Image from U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
* Docent-led programs will not occur during the government shutdown. Please see the website for more details on entering National Wildlife Refuges and National Parks during the federal government shutdown. Other areas affected in the Delta include Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge and the Visitor’s Center at Cosumnes River Preserve.