FR30 Trinidad Head & Lighthouse 2 | 2018 | $30
Time - 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Trip Leader(s): Shannon Brinkman & Leisyka Parrott
This event meets at Trinidad State Beach parking lot, about a 20 minute drive from the Arcata Community Center.
Visit the California Coastal National Monument in Trinidad, one of the most regionally significant areas along the California coast for roosting and nesting seabirds. Join a mile long hike around Trinidad Head, where the class will share in breathtaking views of the Trinidad coastline, while also looking for and learning about the seabirds in Trinidad, their natural history, how to identify different species, and the importance of seabirds and their role as indicators for the marine environment. The course will also provide a brief history of Trinidad Head and end with a visit to the historical and still operational Trinidad Lighthouse.
Shannon Brinkman is a seabird biologist at the Bureau of Land Management, Arcata Field Office. Shannon, in collaboration with HSU and local partners, monitors roosting and breeding seabirds in Trinidad as part of the North Coast Seabird Protection Network, a program which aims to protect, monitor, interpret, restore and enjoy the seabird populations along the north coast.
Leisyka Parrott, Interpretive Specialist for the BLM Arcata Field Office. Leisyka exudes enthusiasm about everything Trinidad. Her passion for the coast is contagious and she enjoys sharing all she knows with visitors to the area.
Bookings are closed for this event.