Nature & You Lecture Series: Walker Ridge – ONLINE

Located at the border of Colusa and Lake counties, Walker Ridge is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and designated for recreational purposes. Its serpentine soil and varied geologic formations attracts all types, from birders and hikers to hunters and botanists.  The majority of Walker Ridge lies just outside the boundaries of the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument and does not benefit from it’s protections.

Proposed industrial scale wind energy development on Walker Ridge would cause irreparable habitat loss and increase the area’s wildfire risk, and kill many of the region’s birds of prey and bats. The current proposal endeavors to erect 42 wind towers (or turbines), requiring extensive road widening and regrading, and a new electrical tie-line.

Please join Nick Jenson, Botanist and Lead Conservation Scientist with the California Native Plant Society to hear about this amazing place and what the Protect Walker Ridge Alliance is doing to save it.

This lecture will be ONLINE in a Zoom meeting.  You must register on this page (be sure to include your email address) and download Zoom. (There is no need to create an account.) After registering, participants will be sent an email with the meeting ID and password.  After the lecture, you will be able to ask questions via Zoom’s chat feature.

Questions? Contact Bill Grabert at bgrabert@tuleyome.org

This lecture is part of the monthly “Nature and You” lecture series sponsored by Tuleyome.  Tuleyome is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit conservation organization based in Woodland, California. The word “Tuleyome” (pronounced too-lee-OME-ee) is a Lake Miwok Indian word that means “deep home place”. And that term “deep home place” exemplifies our deep connection to our environment, our communities and our regional public lands.

Note: All participants agree to abide by the terms and conditions of Tuleyome’s waiver of liability which can be seen and downloaded HERE. All participants also understand that photographs will be taken at the event. If you do not wish to be photographed, you must tell the photographer and avoid the cameras’ line of sight.

A $10 donation to Tuleyome is suggested, but is not required to participate in this event.

 

Starts 7:00 pm
Ends 9:00 pm
Location Online in a Zoom meeting. Registration required for link.
27
May
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