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Event: Skagit Flats & Samish Valley Field Trip

Feb
26

A very popular trip to the Samish Valley & Skagit Flats starring a plethora of swans, snow geese, wintering raptors and occasional surprises (there have been recent sightings of a Blue Jay and a Painted Bunting)
Participants make their own lodging arrangements (Mt. Vernon, Burlington, Anacortes) and are responsible for their own meals both days.

Bring: Optics (binocs &/or scopes) and lunch for both days. Dress warmly and be prepared for inclement weather. We will probably do some car pooling on site. Participating cars will require a Discover Pass for access to state lands
Where and When: Monday, February 26th & Tuesday, February 27th. On the 26th, take the 8:00 am ferry from Port Townsend to Coupeville (reservations are strongly recommended). Upon exiting the ferry we’ll meet at the parking area for the boat ramp adjacent to the ferry terminal. Turn right after exiting ferry. For those going early or coming from there areas, we’ll meet at the parking lot for the Farmhouse Restaurant at the intersection of HWY 20 and La Connor Whitney Road (between Mount Vernon and Anacortes) at about 10 am.
Pre-registration is required. Contact Bob Iddins, home: 360 681 2840; cell: 360 775 5945; eMail: middins@olypen.com