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Coastal Cleanup Day 2020   Saturday,  SEP  26, 2020
COASTAL COASTAL COMMISSION —  Your Locality
Coastal Cleanup Day 2020 will take place every Saturday in September at your local happy place! For safety reasons, there are no large, centrally organized cleanup sites this year. Look up your local participation information, check out the event page online.

 
Nature Hike at Lynch Canyon   Saturday,  SEP  26, 2020
9:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST & SOLANO COUNTY PARKS —  Lynch Canyon Open Space Park
This hike occurs every 4th Saturday of the month. The hike will take visitors westward along Middle Valley Trail leading to Prairie Ridge. Expect about a 5-mile hike at a moderate but even pace over uneven ground. Muddy spots will have cattle prints. There are steep climbs over several hills with the longest at Prairie Ridge. It’s worth it to see the view of the northern San Francisco Bay and Vallejo. Hike leaves promptly at 9:15 from the parking lot; expect to be back by noon. Docent guides will be discussing plant communities, landforms, and birds at Lynch Canyon, pointing out highlights as we go. Bring boots, appropriate clothing, water and a snack. Call 707.432.0150 for more information. COST: The hike is free, but parking is $8.00 at Lynch Canyon. Registration is required by phone, 707-432-0150, or by email, volunteer@SolanoLandTrust.org
Parking Fee: $8
Location:
     3100 Lynch Road
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: From I-80 East, take the Hiddenbrooke Parkway exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs. From I-80 West, take the Red Top Road exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs.

 
Garden Volunteer Day   Saturday,  SEP  26, 2020
9:30 AM

BENICIA STATE PARKS ASSOCIATION —  Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden
We meet every Saturday from 9:30-11:30am in the Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden located at the Benicia State Park Recreation Area for planting, weeding, and tending. Parking is free on Saturday Volunteer Days. Tell the Gate Attendant that you are going into the Park to work at the Garden.
Location:
     I-780 at Columbus Parkway
     Benicia State Park Recreation Area
     Benicia  

 
Birds of Prey Hike   Saturday,  SEP  26, 2020
10:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST & SOLANO COUNTY PARKS —  Lynch Canyon Open Space Park
Solano Land Trust and Solano County Parks are proud to present this popular series of birds of prey hikes of the winter migration season led by California Naturalist Larry Broderick of West County Hawkwatch. Lynch Canyon is home to golden eagles and hawks. It is also a magnet for migrating and over-wintering birds of prey. It provides them with over 1,000 undeveloped acres where they can hunt and rest. Some feathered visitors come from as far away as the Arctic Circle. This hike will be between 4-6 miles. Meet in the parking lot. Space is limited. The guided hike is $10 per person. You can pay online when registering, or bring cash/check, payable to Solano Land Trust. For more information or to register, visit the event page online.

**NOTE: There is a separate parking fee of $8 at Lynch Canyon, cash or check, payable to Solano County Parks.
Leader: Larry Broderick
Entrance Fee: $10
Parking Fee: $8
Location:
     3100 Lynch Road
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: From I-80 East, take the Hiddenbrooke Parkway exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs. From I-80 West, take the Red Top Road exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs.