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NATURE WALK MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR REGIONAL PRESERVE

When:
Saturday, December 16, 2017, 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Where:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Preserve, Observation Tower
Berkeley, CA  
Contact:
Audre Newman
Category:
Nature Walk
Registration is not Required

MARTIN LUTHER JR. REGIONAL PRESERVE,  2 ABILITY OPTIONS



RSVP to Audre Newman: 
510- 548-0530 audrenew@gmail.com

WHEN:
Saturday, December 16, 11 - 1 pm


WHERE:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Preserve, Observation Tower, Arrowhead Marsh 

Wheelchair accessible
: Yes


Description
EASY Nature Walk along Tidal Arrowhead Marsh, great for wintering and migrating water birds at this time of year.  Can be extended for longer, faster walk. Starting at the Observation Tower, this paved, flat path winds along the shoreline of Arrowhead Marsh on San Leandro Bay, a favorite stopover or wintering spot for migrating shorebirds and ducks November - March.  On this day the tide will be at its optimum height for watching birds if you wish to. Walkers can go at their own pace, fast and far for speedy walkers, and slower and not as far for the rest of us. For more detailed information, go to http://www.ebparks.org/parks/martinlking  

Where to meet
We will meet at the Observation Tower at the very end of the access road which is reached at 1 Swan Road, Oakland.

What to bring

Binoculars if you have them, good hiking shoes or boots for the trails, layered clothing for variable weather.  Hiking poles are optional 

How to get there:  Directions: From Rockridge BART (lots free on weekends) get on Hwy 24, to Hwy 980 to Oakland.  Merge with Hwy 880 south to Hegenberger exit.  Turn Right onto Hegenberger Road, then Turn Right onto Doolittle Dr.  Turn Right on Swan Way, and immediately turn Left to enter the park and take the access road all the way to the end at the tall observation tower. Restrooms are available at the tower. 
Carpools: If you need a ride or can give a ride, email Audre (510-548-0530, audrenew@gmail.com) a few days in advance for arranging a pick up near your home or at some  BART station. 
PUBLIC TRANSIT: If you need a ride or can give a ride, call or email Audre (510-548-0530, audrenew@gmail.com) a few days in advance for arranging a pick up near your home or at (some  BART station).  PUBLIC TRANSIT: see AC TRANSIT by calling 511, or on the internet at 511.org.




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