LCBAS organizes occasional
half- and whole-day
field trips to sites in the Columbia Basin.
making a trip list of all bird, mammal and plant species
encountered. The occasional rarity is a pleasing bonus,
but our emphasis is always on camaraderie and
appreciation of the natural world.
Trips — Rules of the Road
Please sign up in advance for field trips by contacting the designated
To insure a quality
experience, the number of participants per trip is limited to
No walk-ins please. If you are unable to attend a trip for which
up, please contact the trip leader ASAP so that someone else may
a few minutes early
seasonally appropriate footwear & clothing
take a lunch, drinks & snacks for trips that go beyond midday.
guidelines are 35 cents per mile per vehicle - total expenses to be
divided by number of riders excluding the driver.
Barker Ranch Field Trip
Meet at the ranch at 8 AM, rain or shine
After a long talk with Michael Crowder, manager of Barker Ranch, we settled on February 23 as the date for a LCBAS tour of the ranch. The tour is limited to 10 people so get your name on the list ASAP by emailing Rich Barchet at email@example.com.
We will meet at the ranch at 8 AM, rain or shine. Everyone will have to fill out and sign a Barker Ranch liability release form before entering the ranch proper. Bring snack/lunch/water. Michael will not be leading the tour, but he will let me know where we’ll find the best/most birds. He said there have been more ducks there this winter than ever before. Of course, how many are around in 2 weeks is anyone’s guess. Remember, the tour is limited to 10 people, sign up ASAP, include a phone number.
Field Trip Leaders
Would you like to be involved with planning and leading local birding
field trips? If you are considering, call Rich Barchet to
phone: 375-6074 or email Rich Barchet