Taylor Creek Visitor Center hosts the Sixth Lake Tahoe Bird Festival
South Lake Tahoe, Calif. — The Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will host the sixth annual Lake Tahoe Bird Festival on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center, located three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89. Residents and visitors are invited to attend this free family event from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
The event includes guided bird walks along the Rainbow Trail every hour from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., talks on gardening for birds and birding with the family, information on migratory birds, and a presentation by Master Falconer Marie Gaspari Crawford that includes live birds of prey. Early morning off-site birding tours will also be offered at both Blackwood Canyon and Spooner Lake.
Additional participants of the Bird Festival include the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Lahontan Audubon Society.
For a schedule of activities, visit http://www.tinsweb.org/lake-tahoe-bird-festival or http://www.fs.usda.gov/news/ltbmu/news-events.
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