Waterfowl, shorebirds, and raptors should be plentiful at these water treatment ponds on the edge of San Pablo Bay. We’ll also scan the adjacent fields and marshes for other birds and winter wildlife. This walk is for ages 15 and up. We request that no pets (except service animals) attend. Heavy rain may cancel. If questionable weather, call (415) 893-9527 on the morning of the walk for a recorded message to see if the walk is cancelled. David Herlocker will lead.
Questions: contact David at (415) 893-9508 or DHerlocker@marincounty.org.
Meet at the Las Gallinas Sanitary District water treatment ponds in San Rafael (310 Smith Ranch Road).
DIRECTIONS: from Hwy 101 in San Rafael, take exit 456 for Smith Ranch Rd east approximately 0.7 mile. Drive over the railroad tracks and immediately turn left to stay on Smith Ranch Rd. (If you go through the park entrance, you have gone too far). Follow Smith Ranch Rd 0.8 mile to treatment facility. Park on the left.