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Field Trip Schedule
2017 - 2018

The field trips for the coming year are in the process of being scheduled.
The field trips listed below have been scheduled for the coming year. Please use this schedule as a guide to our upcoming trips. You will notice there is no detailed trip information listed below. For trip details including directions, meeting location and birds or habitat to be seen, please visit the page entitled Upcoming Field Trips. Some of the trips require advance reservations and are marked with an (R) Directions for making the reservations are listed. below the schedule. For additional questions about the field trips, contact Nancy Kenyon, Field Trip Chairman, at . 
 
TRIP RESERVATIONS:
(R) This symbol means advance reservations are necessary. If there is no symbol by the trip name, reservations are unnecessary. (Trips marked with tba are still tentative; watch for more information on them.) Any trip listed on this page may be signed up for in advance; in fact, it is preferable not to wait until the last minute to sign up for the trips. Use the directions at the bottom of this page to make trip reservations.
 

JUNE 2017
Sat, June 03 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalists 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, June 11 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
Wed, June 14 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Wed, June 21 Butterflies & Dragonflies walk at the SJWS Mike Clayton 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sun, June 25 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kincheloe 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
JULY 2017
Sat, July 01 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalistrs 9:00 am - 10:30 am
S-S, July 8-9 Mammoth Lakes weekend trip (R) Vic Leipzig 5:15 am - Sat & Sun
Sun, July 09 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
Wed, July 19 Dragonflies & Butterflies walk at the SJWS Mike Clayton 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Thurs, July 20 Bolsa Chica bird walk Vic Leipzig 8:00 am - 12 noon
Fri, July 21 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Sat, July 22 Summer Pelagic Trip (R) Jon Dunn & 5 co-leaders 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat, July 29 SUMMER BBQ (R) - reservations: Nancy Kenyon

Gail Richards

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun, July 30 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kincheloe 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
AUGUST 2017
Sat, Aug. 5 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalistrs 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, Aug.13 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
WED, AUG. 16 Butterflies & Dragonflies walk at the SJWS Mike Clayton 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fri, Aug. 25 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Sun, Aug. 27 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kincheloe 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
SEPTEMBER 2017
Sat, Sept. 02 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalists 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, Sept. 10 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
Wed, Sept. 20 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Wed, Sept. 20 Dragonflies & Butterflies walk at the SJWS Mike Clayton 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Thurs, Sept. 21 Bolsa Chica bird walk Vic Leipzig 8:00 am - 12 noon
Sun, Sept. 24 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kincheloe 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Sat, Sept. 30 Fall Pelagic Trip (R) Jon Dunn & 5 co-leaders 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
       
OCTOBER 2017
Sat, Oct. 07 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalists 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, Oct. 08 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
Wed, Oct. 18 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Sat, Oct. 28 PANCAKE BREAKFAST Mary Joseph 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Sat, Oct. 29 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kincheloe 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
NOVEMBER 2017
Sat, Nov. 04 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalists 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Fri-Sun, Nov. 10-12 Morro Bay trip (R) Kaaren Perry 2:45 pm (Fri)
Sun, Nov. 12 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
Wed, Nov. 15 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Thurs, Nov. 16 Bolsa Chica bird walk Vic Leipzig 8:00 am - 12 noon
Sun, Nov. 26 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Sharon Harrow 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
DECEMBER 2017
Sat, Dec. 02 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalists 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, Dec. 10 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
Sun, Dec. 17 Northeastern (Inland) Christmas Bird Count Doug Lithgow tba - depends on area
Wed, Dec. 20 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Sat, Dec. 23 South County Christmas Bird Count Darrell Wilson tba - depends on area
Sun, Dec. 31 Coastal Christmas Bird Count Bettina Eastman tba - depends on area
Cancelled Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk - cancelled due to conflict with the Coastal CBC
       
January 2018
Sat, Jan. 06 CBC Specialties trip Bruce Aird & Jeff Bray 7:00 am
Sat, Jan. 06 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalists 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, Jan. 14 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
Wed, Jan. 17 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Thurs, Jan. 18 Bolsa Chica bird walk Vic Leipzig 8:00 am - 12 noon
tba Winter Pelagic Trip (R) Jon Dunn & 5 co-leaders 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sun, Jan. 28 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kincheloe 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
February 2018
Sat, Feb. 03 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalists 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, Feb. 11 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
Wed, Feb. 21 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Sun, Feb. 25 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kincheloe 8:00 am - 11:00 am
 
March 2018
Sat, March 03 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalists 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, March 11 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
Wed, March 21 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Thurs, March 22 Bolsa Chica bird walk Vic Leipzig 8:00 am - 12 noon
Sun, March 25 Upper Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kincheloe 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
April 2018
Sat, April 07 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalists 9:00 am - 10:30 am
tba Eastern Sierra weekend trip (R) tba 7:30 am (Sat), Sun TBA
Sun, April 08 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
Wed, April 18 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
tba Big Morongo Preserve & vicinity (R) Bruce Aird 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun, April 19 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kincheloe 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
May 2018
May 01 - 31 Orange County Spring Count Darrell Wilson Time is up to you
Sat, May 05 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalists 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sat, May 13 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
Wed, May 16 Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Thurs, May 17 Bolsa Chica bird walk Vic Leipzig 8:00 am - 12 noon
Sun, May 27 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kincheloe 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
June 2018
June 01 - 30 Orange County Spring Count Darrell Wilson Time is up to you
Sat, June 02 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalists 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, June 11 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
tba Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Sun, June 24 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kincheloe 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
July 2018
Sat, July 01 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalistrs 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, July 08 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
tba Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Thurs, July 19 Bolsa Chica bird walk Vic Leipzig 8:00 am - 12 noon
Sat, July 28 Summer BBQ (R) - reservations: Nancy Kenyon

Gail Richards

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun, July 29 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kinchelo 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
August 2018
Sat, Aug. 04 Monthly Wildlife Walk at the SJWS Audubon Naturalistrs 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Sun, Aug.12 San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary monthly bird walk Chris Obaditch 8:00 am - 12 noon
tba Upper Newport Bay by pontoon boat (R) Nancy Kenyon 8:15 am - 11:00 am
Sun, Aug. 26 Upper Newport Bay monthly bird walk Mark Kinchelo 8:00 am - 11:00 am
       
 

TRIP RESERVATIONS:
(R) This symbol means advance reservations are necessary. If there is no symbol by the trip name, reservations are unnecessary. (Trips marked with tba are still tentative; watch for more information on them.) Any trip listed on this page may be signed up for in advance; in fact, it is preferable not to wait until the last minute to sign up for the trips.
 
To make trip reservations, select the desired field trip and click on it. The link will take you to the trip write-up where you will find directions on how to make a reservation.
 
All trip participants will be required to sign a trip waiver (releasing Sea & Sage from liability) before the trip.  A copy of the waiver can be found with the trip write-up.)
 
If you have questions about the field trips, contact Field Trip Chair, Nancy Kenyon at
 
page updated6/13/17

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