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Audubon Birding Day: Oak Island, Sauvie Island Wildlife Area *FULL*

Join Brodie in exploring Oak Island, one of the prize sectors of the Sauvie Island Wildlife Area. This section is closed to the non-hunting public from October through the middle of April. With a variety of habitats, we may find Turkey Vulture, Osprey, ducks and shorebirds.

*Meeting location will be emailed to you by your leader several days before the field trip.

Limited to 10 participants.

This outdoor program will require masks and follow all physical distancing and safety protocols dictated by the Oregon Health Administration. Scroll down for details.

Let's welcome back migratory birds!

Come bird with Brodie on Oak Island, a popular section of the Sauvie Island Wildlife Area.

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Field Trip Details

  • Date: April 16, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Class fee: $65 members / $85 non-members

What to Expect

  • Trails: Trails are flat, and typically 4-6 feet wide with gravel/dirt tread. The full length of the loop trail is 2.8 miles, partial shade to full sun.
  • Getting There: The last mile of the road to the trailhead parking lot  is unpaved, but passenger cars should not have any problems. The gate is locked from mid-September to mid-April, and the area is off-limits to non-hunters during that time. There is no bus service on Oak Island Road.
  • Bathrooms: There is one portapotty at the parking lot.

Mandatory COVID-guidelines:

  • Stay home if you or a member in your household have any symptoms, or if you have been in contact with anyone with these symptoms:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  • Everyone drive on their own, with members of their household
  • Everybody must wear a face covering at all times
  • No scopes, no sharing of equipment
  • Everybody remain at least 6 feet apart at all times
  • No more than 10 people, plus the instructor
  • Destinations must be within 50 miles of Portland
  • Only go to locations with plenty of room to stay safe:
    • Wide, open spaces are best
    • No crowded trails – limit to early morning walks and/or weekdays
    • Prioritize trails that are one-directional
    • Prioritize locations with trails at least 6-feet wide

Details

Date:
April 16
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

OR United States
Cost:
$65 – $85

Venue

OR United States
Cost:
$65 – $85

Organizer

Tara Lemezis
Phone:
971-222-6131
Email:
tlemezis@audubonportland.org