Changes to the Thursday Birders June 13 and 20 trips
Due to the fire burning in the Jemez Mountains and the closing of Los Lunas River Park because of fire restrictions, both the June 13 and the June 20 Thursday Birder trips have been altered. The meeting times and meeting locations have remained the same.
Visit the Perea Nature Trail near San Isidro and Paliza Campground near Jemez Pueblo with Rebecca Gracey: firstname.lastname@example.org, 505-242-3821.
Meet at 6:50 a.m. for a 7:00 departure from the Far North Shopping Center located on the east side of San Mateo and the north side of Academy.
Meet in the center of the large parking lot. Bring lunch. The trip will end in the early afternoon. For those not driving the shared gas expense is $5 at five cents per mile.
Drive to Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, formerly the Price's Dairy, in the south valley and a heron rookery in Bosque Farms with Donna Royer: email@example.com, 505-869-6882.
Meet at 7:20 a.m. for a 7:30 departure from the parking lot behind the Hawthorne Suites on Gibson and University. The trip will end before noon. For those not driving the shared gas expense is $3 at five cents per mile.
Re: Changes to the Thursday Birders June 13 and 20 trips
The July 18 and July 25 trips will proceed as planned. The Sandia Mountains were reopened to the public Tuesday, July 16, so our trip to Capulin Springs on July 18 with Sei Tokuda is still on. Meet at 7:50 in the Four Hills Shopping Village to car pool to the mountains.
Gary Shirk's trip to the Willow Creek Bosque in the Rio Rancho Bosque Open Space will take place at 8:00 a.m. as planned. The bosque areas were opened late last week. The directions to Willow Creek are in the trip write-up in the Summer Schedule.
Visit Capulin Springs in the Sandia Mountains with Sei Tokuda:
505-266-2480, firstname.lastname@example.org. Meet at 7:50 a.m. for an 8:00 departure from the Four Hills Shopping Village on Central Ave. between Juan Tabo and Tramway.
Capulin Springs is a wonderful place to sit and observe the birds coming to the water. A $3
parking fee or Federal Pass is required per car. The trip will end
Walk in the Willow Creek Bosque that is part of the Rio Rancho Bosque Open Space with Gary Shirk: 717-330-7063, email@example.com.
Meet at 8:00 a.m. in the Willow Creek Bosque parking lot. For people not living on the west side of the river, drive north on I-25 or NM 313, take the exit to Bernalillo and US 550. Drive west on
US 550 to the traffi c light where the highway intersects with NM 528. Turn south for 1.8 miles. Turn east at the traffi c light on Willow Creek Road. Drive four blocks. After Spruce Mountain Lane,
take an unpaved road into an arroyo. Follow it to the parking lot.
The walk will be about one mile in length and will end before