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Skaggs Island Bike Tour in Sonoma

Saturday, September 10, 2016 -
10:00am to 2:00pm
Cost:
FREE
Location:
Skaggs ISland
Skaggs Island Road/Highway 37
Sonoma, California 95476
For More Information:
Contact: Melisa Amato
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This is a rare opportunity to tour the 3,300-acre Skaggs Island, a former top secret naval communications site. It is now a part of the San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge. There will be approximately five interpretive stops with staff and volunteers available to describe the natural and human history of Skaggs Island and surrounding wetlands. Great for adults and children! Please register to attend - tickets are not necessary for the event. Wildlife you might see: deer, fox, coyote, jack rabbit, turkey, great horned owl, white-tailed kite, and other raptors. Take a bicycle, hat, dress in layers, water, snacks, binoculars, camera, sunscreen. Portable toilets will be onsite. Biking surface is mostly paved with some gravel sections. Directions: Skaggs Island Road is located at the flashing light on Highway 37 approximately 5.5 miles west of Mare Island and 3.9 miles East of Sears Point (CA-121). It is accessible from either direction on Highway 37 but use extreme caution when turning on to Skaggs Island Road or returning onto Highway 37. See Map: https://www.fws.gov/uploadedfiles/skaggsdirections.pdf. Check the website for the schedule. Sponsored by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Friends of San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge.