SU80 Arcata Marsh Birding & Wastewater Tour | 2019 – FREE
Time - 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Trip Leader(s): George Ziminsky, David Couch
The City of Arcata boast the crown jewel of birding on the North Coast, the Arcata Marsh & Wildlife Sanctuary, where over 330 species of birds have been recorded. A leisurely paced trip, with Friends of the Arcata Marsh docents introducing the marsh birds is perfect for anybody with an interest in nature. As part of the City of Arcata’s wastewater treatment process, this restored and constructed wetland area hosts an abundance of birds and other wildlife. An exclusive tour of the wastewater treatment facility is included in this event. Terrain mostly flat, but may be wet. Restrooms will be available at the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center. There will be plenty of opportunities to use a spotting scope if you have one to bring.
This is a free community event, but registration is required to reserve your spot, no basic registration fee is required if you are ONLY signing up for free community events. There is a fourth grade minimum age to attend the wastewater treatment plant tour.