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NATURE WALK: Middle Harbor Shorebird Walk

When:
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Where:
Middle Harbor Shoreline Park
2777 Middle Harbor Rd.
Oakland, CA  
Contact:
Eric Schroeder
Category:
Nature Walk
Registration is recommended
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Middle Harbor Shorebird Walk

RSVP : Eric Schroeder ejschroder@davis.edu |

WHEN: Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 10:00 am-12:00 noon

WHERE: The main park entrance is at 2777 Middle Harbor Rd, just past where 7th street runs into Middle Harbor Rd.  As you enter, facing a flagpole, turn into the parking lot on the left and park near the small building (with restrooms and water fountain. We’ll meet there. 

This shoreline park (just south of the Bay Bridge) is home to a rich variety of resident and wintering migrant bird life. 
This month we'll see many kinds of shorebirds, waders, ducks, gulls, terns with our expert guide, Eric Schroeder.  
The shoreline path is flat and our distance can be from 1 to 3 mi.  Views are open and sweeping -of the Bay, SF, each other, and back to the parking lot - from all points along the walk. 
The park also has a rich history which we can explore (on the longer walk option) after the bird walk.

Write back to walks@ashbyvillage.org if you need a ride and describe where you are coming from. Possible pickup at West Oakland BART. 
Event contact person 
Celeste Burrows celesteburrows@sbcglobal.net or 510-601-1211 and Eric Schroeder  ejschroeder@ucdavis.edu 
 
 
How to get there: Directions: Take I-80 west to I-880 south towards Alameda/Airport/San Jose. Exit at 7th Street/West Grand Ave. Continue straight, through the light and along the frontage road to the light at 7th Street. Turn right onto 7th Street, heading west, past Maritime Street. Continue straight on 7th Street to the stoplight at Middle Harbor Road. Proceed through the intersection (onto Middle Harbor Rd) and take the first right into the MHSP parking lot. We will meet in the parking lot on the left, near the small building.

Bring warm layered clothing including wind protection in case it is windy along the shore. Bring binoculars if you have them, and snacks. If the weather is good and there is interest we can have lunch at the park after the walk. 










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