Monthly Archives: November 2011

Central Valley Bird Club Birding Festival, Nov. 21 – 24, 2015

Yellowbilled Tours will have a table exhibit at the Central Valley Bird Club Birding Symposium, Nov. 21 – 24, 2015, at the Stockton Hilton Hotel in Stockton, CA. I will also be leading a field trip to Clifton Court Forebay … Continue reading

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Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area

The San Francisco Bay Audubon Society’s chapters along with a number of other conservation groups filed suit to get our government’s attention to provide a solution to stop the killing of raptors and other avian species in eastern Alameda County. … Continue reading

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Christmas Bird Count, Eastern Alameda County, Friday Dec. 19, 2014

The Eastern Alameda County Christmas Bird Count will be held on Friday, December 13, 2013. This is last year’s data: Eastern Alameda County Christmas Bird Count 2011 species summary     This is the 2012 CBC data  http://www.independentnews.com/community/article_30fec270-4aec-11e2-bcac-001a4bcf887a.html?mode=story#.UOIxip1k5Hg.gmail      

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Points Reyes Bird & Nature Festival , April 24-27, 2015

For the fourth year Yellowbilled Tours will have the responsibility for leading the beginning Birding Class. The class is held in Point Reyes NP in the Woodpecker Trail. It is scheduled for the Saturday April 25th. You must sign up … Continue reading

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Alameda Creek Restoration

The construction of the new Calaveras Dam near Sunol EBRP will allow year-round stream flows to be maintained, supporting a future Steelhead fishery in Alameda Creek. This re-watering of the Alameda Creek will provide rich enhancement of the oak/sycamore riparian … Continue reading

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Eastern Alameda County Alatamont Pass Wind Energy DEIR is out for Public comment:

Several solar corporations are no longer interested in exploring energy development in this highly sensitive foraging habitat area for avian life, including raptors, owls and song birds. Conservationist such as yourself have effectively stopped this nonsense of flat land development … Continue reading

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Alameda Creek Watershed Council

The Alameda Creek Watershed Council (ACRCD) comprises a government agency as well as 501c civic green conservation groups. Their charge is to manage the third largest watershed in California. The Alameda Creek watershed covers 570 square miles. Its drainage flows … Continue reading

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