MCAS Field Trip - Atascadero Lake - NOV 13th

As of 10/26/21: Trip is now FULL.  You can be added to the waiting list by contacting FT leader,

MCAS Field Trip – Atascadero Lake 

Saturday, November 13, 2021 

Join leaders Jeanette Stone and Freddy Howell for this bird walk around Atascadero Lake which will be approximately one mile long, at a slow to moderate pace, depending on where and how often we’re seeing birds.  The terrain is gentle, over flat surfaces. Best suited for beginners and families are welcome, but all experience levels welcome. Expect to see numerous species in a variety of habitats, with likely sightings of: Red-shouldered Hawk, California Quail, California Scrub-Jay, Woodpeckers and a variety of Waterfowl. 

RSVP and Full COVID Vaccination Required! Trip is limited to 12 participants.

To participate: you must email Freddy Howell, MCAS field trips coordinator, at to request and receive a confirmed reservation for this field trip. Exact meeting time and location will be given to those with confirmed reservations.

Bring hat, sunscreen, water and binoculars if you have them. Jeanette and Freddy will have some binoculars to lend to participants not having their own. Restrooms are available. Rain cancels. 

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