Date(s) - 05/18/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Beach Lake Park
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Walk on the Wildside highlights local efforts to protect and restore Central Valley habitats. This FREE family-oriented event includes hiking tours of local wetlands and forests, presentations, live animal shows by Wild Things, Inc. live music, children’s hands-on activities, informational exhibits, and more!
Guided and self-guided tours are offered throughout the day. Explore a pristine valley oak riparian forest in search of migratory songbirds. Visit numerous wetland and riparian forest restoration projects. Take one of the Bufferlands guided tours and enjoy a unique opportunity to see a rare heron and egret rookery—one of only four in Sacramento County. This rookery contains more than 120 active nests of great blue herons, great egrets, and double-crested cormorants. Spotting scopes will be available for optimum viewing of these fascinating and beautiful birds.