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Hello birders,


Happy New Year! I have an opportunity for you to help out
the Least Terns in San Dieguito Lagoon in Del Mar. There are 3 dates so far for
the new year.


Saturday, January 20th
7:45 am – 12 pm


Tuesday, January 30th
7:45 am – 12 pm


Saturday, February 24th
7:45 am – 12 pm



  • Meeting location: Gelson’s Del Mar: 2707
    Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014. [Here’s
    the Google Maps link.]
    Volunteers will be carpooling with staff to the
    San Dieguito Lagoon site location nearby


  • What you’re doing: Pulling and clearing
    weeds in restricted-access areas of San Dieguito Lagoon as part of a San
    Diego Natural History Museum Bioservices contract to provide nesting
    grounds for the endangered least tern


  • Materials to bring: Gloves, hat, sunscreen,
    jacket, sturdy boots, snacks and water.


Please fill out the
Google Form response and you will receive an email copy of the dates
you’ve registered for. You will receive a follow-up email with more details the
day before your shift. If you have any questions, please email Field
Ornithologist Nicole Koeltzow (nkoeltzow@…) and
Volunteer Program Manager Sara Shah (sshah@…). See
you out in the field!


the link to sign up!


Happy Birding,

Nicole Koeltzow 

San Diego county (But really