Every year, Cosumnes River Preserve Naturalists do a survey of raptors found within CRP’s 50,000 diverse acres. The data collected by these volunteers help biologists from BLM, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Nature Conservancy and other agencies to monitor the health of these populations. The preserve is an excellent location for viewing raptors due to its wide variety of grasslands, marshes, rivers and sloughs, woodlands, and agricultural fields.
Don’t miss this opportunity to view the rich variety of raptors in this area. A volunteer naturalist will guide you to areas that are best for viewing. The species you might see include Swainson’s Hawks, Red Tailed Hawks, American Kestrels, Red-Shouldered Hawks, and many others. Be sure to bring your binoculars and scopes. Over 250 species of birds frequent the Cosumnes River Preserve during the year, so no mater what, you will have a day to remember.
TIME: 9:50 a.m. – 12:00 pm
NOTE: DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS ON SATURDAY
DIRECTIONS: The Cosumnes River Preserve is located on Franklin Road, which is East and parallel to Interstate 5. Take the Walnut Grove/Thornton exit on Interstate 5, turn left, then left onto Franklin Road. Meet your guide at the Cosumnes River Preserve Visitor Center, 13501 Franklin Blvd, Galt, CA, 95632. Park in the upper or lower parking lot and meet your guide in front of the Visitors Center. NOTE: Franklin Road between the CRP visitor center and Twin Cities Road may be closed for bridge repair.
Book this tour beginning September 5, 2023
Tour guides will receive a list of customers who have registered by October 28, 2023.
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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
This tour begins and ends at the Cosumnes River Preserve in the upper parking lot near the bathrooms (13501 Franklin Blvd, Galt, CA 95632). Meet your guide at 9:50 a.m. on Sunday, November 5, 2023.
NOTE: DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS SATURDAY NIGHT
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