Living in California's Greatest Watershed - The Delta

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Living in California's Greatest Watershed - The Delta

Time: March 18, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: The Gardens at Heather Farm
Street: 1540 Marchbanks Drive
City/Town: walnut Creek
Website or Map: http://gardenshf.org
Phone: 925-947-1678
Event Type: free, lecture
Organized By: Brian Larson
Latest Activity: Dec 18, 2014

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Event Description

Guest Lecturer: Mike Moran, Supervising Naturalist at Big Break Regional Shoreline, East Bay Regional Parks District

Understand the history, beauty and importance of the Delta in the State’s water supply and how its estuary drains half of California’s watershed and plays a crucial role in the habitats for numerous wildlife and the sustainability of our water. This “Inland Coast” is home to 70 species of birds, and provides valuable habitat for beavers, muskrats, and river otters. The Big Break Estuary is the largest on the Pacific Shores!


MIKE MORAN is the Supervising Naturalist at Big Break Regional Shoreline, part of Delta East Bay Regional Park District. His areas of interest are California’s water issues, birds and local history. Mike has worked with the National Park Service, California State Parks, National Marine Sanctuary System, Yosemite Institute (now Nature Bridge), and has led natural history and whale watch programs in Alaska, Canada, New England, Washington, and California.

RSVP online at gardenshf.org

This lecture is part of the Discovering a Sense of Place Series. Co-sponsored by The Gardens at Heather Farm and the City of Walnut Creek, Discovering a Sense of Place is a free lecture series that runs from January to May 2015 with topics including water conservation and waste reduction.

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