❗MCAS Field Trip - AUG 12 - Habitat: Salt Marsh and Mud Flats at the Morro Bay Marina Peninsula

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Morro Coast Audubon Society

Jul 28, 2023, 10:00:14 AM7/28/23

Morro Coast Audubon Society Presents 

FIELD TRIP:       Habitat: Salt Marsh and Mud Flats at the Morro Bay Marina PeninsulaTrail

DATE:                  Saturday, August 12, 2023

TIME:                   1:00pm-3:00 pm

LEADER:            Faylla Chapman

Trip is limited to 12 participants - Signups will be taken for 24 hours. 12 participants will be randomly selected. The remainder will be put on standby status in case of cancellations. Only registered people may attend.


You may have been on the Marina Boardwalk and wondered about all the specialized plants that you see in the estuary. This is your chance to find out more about this unique environment. Join biologist Faylla Chapman to take an in-depth look at the salt marsh and mudflat habitats. You will learn how our estuary was formed, how it is constantly changing and how the native plants here are a resource for our migratory birds as well as humans and marine mammals.  

Terrain: salt marsh flats and boardwalk trail (flat)

Distance: about 1 mile RT

Bring a hat, water, snacks, sunscreen, binoculars (not required)and dress in layers to accommodate wind and changing weather. Sturdy shoes are recommended, walking sticks are not necessary. Restrooms are available in the State Park campground. Rain cancels. 

ADA Accessible: Boardwalk-Yes, Salt Marsh-No (but accommodations made)

Experience Level: All are Welcome

Registration and RSVP to confirmation Required! 

To register, CLICK HERE. You will receive an email either to confirm your reservation or to notify you that you are on the waiting list. Exact meeting location will be given to those with confirmed reservations. 

Questions? Email fre...@morrocoastaudubon.org


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