Join guide Larry P. to explore Sycamore Island on this November Nature Walk. Sycamore Island, located near Children's Hospital in Madera, is home to many local bird and animal species including deer, herons, mountain lions, owls, egrets, and much more. It also offers many ponds for migratory bird species to visit on their journey south.
We will be meeting at the upper gates of Sycamore Island at 9:00 am. Sycamore Island will bclosed to the public, so all participants will have to caravan through the gates with the lead guide. Please be on time-- participants will be entering the property by 9:15 am. Sycamore Island is located at 39664 Ave 7 1/2 in Madera. To get to Sycamore Island from Fresno take Highway 41 north and exit Children's Blvd. Turn left on Road 40, follow as it curves right onto Ave 7 1/2, and turn into the 3rd driveway at 39664. A map can be found at: https://www.riverparkway.org/images/maps/SycIsleMap.pdf.
Guide Larry P. is a retired educator with a passion for astronomy, birding, and sharing nature with others. He has been leading nature walks for the River Parkway Trust for several years.
Please dress appropriately (closed toed shoes, long pants, etc.) and bring a hat, sunscreen, water, binoculars and a small snack. Leader will have some loaner binoculars available.
For more information, contact Molly Schnur-Salimbene at email@example.com or (559) 248-8480 ext. 104.
39664 Avenue 7 1/2
Madera, CA 93636