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Nature walk: Bats of the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area
September 19, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us at Yolo Basin Wildlife Headquarters for this special event of seeing and learning about the Mexican Free-tailed Bats. Following a 45-minute indoor presentation on bat natural history, the group will carpool to the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area to watch one of the largest colonies of bats in California as it emerges in large ribbons to hunt insects at sunset. To get to the bat viewing site, we will travel through leased rice farming fields to an area not open to the public. The whole experience takes about three hours. This is a family friendly event with a small amount of walking.
Directions from Sacramento: From interstate 80 West take the Mace Boulevard Exit in Davis. Turn left at the off-ramp light. Turn left at the next light at the Mace Boulevard and Chiles Road intersection. Once on Chiles Road east of the Mace intersection, travel approximately 1.5 mileseast to the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area headquarters, 45211 County Road 32B (Chiles Road).
Want to Carpool? Meet at the Sacramento Dharma Center at 4:30 p.m. (3111 Wissemann Dr., Sacramento) Consider parking on the street as this is a SIM practice evening.
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