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Giacomini Wetlands Restoration Project: 5th Anniversary Celebration

A view looking east across the Giacomini Wetlands toward Point Reyes Station and Black Mountain on September 9, 2013.

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Date: October 21, 2013
Contact: John A. Dell’Osso, 415-464-5135
Contact: Samaria Jaffe, 415-663-1200 x301

Come join Point Reyes National Seashore and the Point Reyes National Seashore Association (PRNSA) for the Giacomini Wetland Restoration Project 5-Year Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Choose from a variety of activities exploring the restored wetlands in the morning, and/or learn more during the afternoon symposium. All activities are free and open to the public.

Morning Outings (Heavy rain cancels)

  • 7 am–9 am: Birding in the Giacomini Wetlands with Jules Evens and Mary Anne Flett
    Meeting Place: Point Reyes Animal Hospital, 11030 Hwy 1, Point Reyes Station
  • 9 am–11:30 am: Kayaking the Giacomini Wetlands with Greg Kamman
    Limited to First 20 kayaks. Please contact Amelia_Ryan at 415-464-5227 or by email.
    Meeting Place: White House Pool County Park Parking Lot


  • 9 am–11 am: Hiking in the Giacomini Wetlands with Lorraine Parsons, Rachel Kamman, and Amelia Ryan.
    Meeting Place: 4th and C Street, Point Reyes Station

Afternoon Symposium
1 pm–4 pm, Red Barn Classroom, Point Reyes National Seashore

Welcome from Point Reyes National Seashore Cicely Muldoon
Welcome from PRNSA Samaria Jaffe
Historical Perspective and Project Significance Brannon Ketcham
Geomorphic Evolution Greg Kamman
Evolution of Vegetation Communities Amelia Ryan
Improving Watershed Health and Productivity Lorraine Parsons
Waterbird Use Jules Evens
Wetland Restoration in the Face of Climate Change Rachel Kamman
The Power of Partnerships Sally Bolger

Light Refreshments Provided Courtesy of the Point Reyes National Seashore Association.


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