The day will start at the small pond near the western end of the reservoir, always a good spot for birds, amphibians, snakes and interesting insects. Then we’ll follow the willows lining Novato Creek that are great habitat for birds and other wildlife. The Terwilliger Nature Trail will take us up through flower-filled meadows and mixed forests to a hilltop clearing where we should be able to scan the sky for raptors and enjoy a spectacular view. This walk is for ages 15 and up. We request that no pets (except service animals) attend. High fire danger may cancel: call (415) 893-9527 after 7am on the morning of the event to hear a recorded message if cancelled. David Herlocker will lead. Questions: contact David at (415) 893-9508 or DHerlocker@marincounty.org. Meet at Stafford Lake Park in Novato (3549 Novato Blvd). DIRECTIONS: from Hwy 101 in Novato, take exit 463 for San Marin Dr west 2.9 miles. Turn right onto Novato Blvd and follow for 2.6 miles. The park is on the left. Turn right after the gate house and follow to the first parking lot. Park entrance is free.
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