Local birding expert, David Yee, leads monthly birding tours based out of Heritage Oak Winery. He is among the leading experts in native bird identification in San Joaquin County and Northern California. Born and raised in the Lodi/Stockton area, David continues to live in the area today. He has had opportunities to go birding over much of the world, but considers the Central Valley his favorite place to go birding.
Howard Larimer has a degree in biology and six years experience as a sandhill crane tour guide. He is a docent with CDF&W, volunteers as a naturalist at CRP, and assists with sandhill crane research at Staten Island.