Endangered Species Day (Feb 26 in San Mateo)

Sunday February 26
Time: 10 a.m. till 1 p.m.

Light refreshments will be served.

Come join with scientists and conservation organizations to learn about endangered species in San Mateo County.

Where: At Woodside Town Hall near the corner or Woodside Road and Whisky Hill Road.

What: Endangered Species Lecture and Field Trip. Sequoia Audubon, Friends of Edgewood Natural Preserve and California Audubon host a lecture and field trip to learn about endangered species in San Mateo County. Ask local experts questions and share insights about the possible changes to the Endangered Species Act. Then come along on a field trip to Edgewood Natural Preserve to observe critical habits first hand. Learn about what you can do. Where: At Woodside Town Hall near the corner or Woodside Road and Whisky Hill Road. With a field trip to follow the presentation at Edgewood Natural PreserveSpeakers will include:

  • Julia Bott, Executive Director the San Mateo County Parks and Recreation Foundation
  • Sarah Matsomoto, Field Director, Endangered Species Coalition
  • Claudia Eyzaguirre, Chapter Coordinator for California Audubon
  • Lee Franks, Founder/Program Director Sequoia Audubon Bird Conservation Program
  • Stuart B. Weiss Ph.D., Consulting Ecologist, Creekside Center for Earth Observations
  • Toni Corelli, Rare Plants Member at Large, California Native Plant Society

Why: After 30 years of serving as the safety net for wild birds, plants and animals on the brink of extinction, the Endangered Species Act is under attack. What is at stake in our community? Learn about the importance of the ESA and what you can do to help prevent extinction.

For more information contact

Friends of Edgewood Natural Preserve
(866) GO-EDGEWOOD or
info01@friendsofedgewood.org
http://www.friendsofedgewood.org/ 

Sequoia Audubon Society
(650) 529-1454 or
office@sequoia-audubon.org
http://www.sequoia-audubon.org/

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