What’s on tap — weekend of Feb. 2-3 and beyond

Saturday, Feb. 2: 10th annual Bob McMillen Memorial Fishing Tournament, Oak Grove Regional Park. 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fish for over 2,700 pounds of rainbow trout. More details here.

Saturday, Feb. 2-Sunday, Feb. 3: Woodbridge Wilderness Area open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Open to birdwatchers at 8 a.m. Saturday. Explore this riparian area along a quarter-mile of the Mokelumne River. More details, including a map, here.

Saturday, Feb. 2-Sunday, Feb. 3: Sandhill crane wetland tours at the Woodbridge Ecological Preserve. Offered the first three weekends of each month, October through February. Reservations accepted up to six weeks in advance. More details here.

Saturday, Feb. 2: Guided walk at the Cosumnes River Preserve. Meet at the visitor center deck. More details here.

Tuesday, Feb. 5: Class, “Create a Sustainable Landscape.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. Free. Learn how to replace your lawn with a water-wise landscape. More details here.

Tuesday, Feb. 5: Stockton East Water District meeting. Noon, 6767 E. Main St.

Wednesday, Feb. 6: Panel discussion: ”Is Peace Possible in the Delta Water Wars?” Noon to 1:30 p.m., 1130 K St. in Sacramento. Hosted by the UC Center Sacramento. More details and registration information here.

Wednesday, Feb. 6-Thursday, Feb. 7: California Fish and Game Commission meeting in Sacramento. Agenda to be posted here.

Saturday, Feb. 9: San Joaquin Master Gardeners workshop, “Making Every Drip Count.” Learn about drip irrigation, including a hands-on demonstration on how to assemble a system. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the city of Stockton’s Delta Water Supply Project, 11373 N. Lower Sacramento Road. To register call (209) 953-6100. More details here.

Saturday, Feb. 9-Sunday, Feb. 10: Sandhill crane wetland tours at the Woodbridge Ecological Preserve. Offered the first three weekends of each month, October through February. Reservations accepted up to six weeks in advance. More details here.

Saturday, Feb. 9: River walk bird count, Cosumnes River Preserve. 6:45 a.m. Meet at the visitor center parking lot.

Saturday, Feb 9: Electronic waste collection event. 9 a.m., San Joaquin Delta College Shima 2 parking lot. Free. Hosted by Onsite Electronics Recycling.

Tuesday, Feb. 12: Class, “How to Select a GPS.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. Free. Get a simple and non-technical overview of how GPS works. More details here.

Tuesday, Feb. 12: Stockton East Water District meeting. Noon, 6767 E. Main St.

Wednesday, Feb. 13: Delta Fly Fishers meeting, 7 p.m. at John R. Williams School, 2450 Meadow Avenue in Stockton. Doug Ridgway, an award-winning photographer and Delta Fly Fishers member, will talk about enhancing your outdoor experiences through photography.

Wednesday, Feb. 13: Green Team San Joaquin meeting. 9 a.m., Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce. More details here.

Wednesday, Feb. 13: Delta Coalition meeting. 1 p.m., San Joaquin Council of Governments.

Friday, Feb. 15: Stockton Astronomical Society “Sky Tours,” 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Shima 2 parking lot at San Joaquin Delta College. Come meet with local astronomers and peer through their scopes at the heavens. Free.

Saturday, Feb. 16-Sunday, Feb. 17: Woodbridge Wilderness Area open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Open to birdwatchers at 8 a.m. Saturday. Explore this riparian area along a quarter-mile of the Mokelumne River. More details, including a map, here.

Saturday, Feb. 16: San Joaquin Master Gardeners workshop, “Making Every Drip Count.” Learn about drip irrigation, including a hands-on demonstration on how to assemble a system. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Manteca Library, 320 W. Center St. To register call (209) 953-6100. More details here.

Saturday, Feb. 16: Tall forest bird count, Cosumnes River Preserve. 6:30 a.m. Meet at the farm center gate.

Saturday, Feb. 16-Sunday, Feb. 17: Sandhill crane wetland tours at the Woodbridge Ecological Preserve. Offered the first three weekends of each month, October through February. Reservations accepted up to six weeks in advance. More details here.

Tuesday, Feb. 19: Class, “Hiking Mt. Whitney.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. Free. Learn what it takes to hike Mt. Whitney, the tallest peak in the contiguous United States. More details here.

Tuesday, Feb. 19: Stockton East Water District meeting. Noon, 6767 E. Main St.

Thursday, Feb. 21: San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District meeting. 9 a.m., Fresno. Agenda and webcast to be available here.

Saturday, Feb. 23: Guided photo walk, Cosumnes River Preserve. 9 a.m. Meet at the visitor center deck and bring a camera.

Monday, Feb. 25: Sierra Club meeting. Topic: Hiking Half Dome. Join Rick Deutsch to learn about equipment, permits and all the other things you’ll need to know. 7 p.m., Central United Methodist Church. More details here.

Tuesday, Feb. 26: Class, “Geocaching Basics.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. Free. Learn about this fast-growing treasure-hunting sport. More details here.

Tuesday, Feb. 26: Stockton East Water District meeting. Noon, 6767 E. Main St.

Saturday, March 2-Sunday, March 3: Woodbridge Wilderness Area open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Open to birdwatchers at 8 a.m. Saturday. Explore this riparian area along a quarter-mile of the Mokelumne River. More details, including a map, here.

Tuesday, March 5: Class, “Minimalist Running Basics.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. What is minimalist running, you ask? Show up and find out. More details here.

Saturday, March 9: Electronic waste collection event. 9 a.m., San Joaquin Delta College Shima 2 parking lot. Free. Hosted by Onsite Electronics Recycling.

Tuesday, March 12: Class, “Introduction to Paramotor Sailing.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. Free. Learn about the only motorized form of aviation that is not regulated by the FAA (no license required). More details here.

Wednesday, March 13: Annual Recycling Exposition (REXPO) IX, hosted by the Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce. Learn about local green businesses, their products, services and innovations, as well as ways to advance the green economy. More details here.

Saturday, March 16-Sunday, March 17: Woodbridge Wilderness Area open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Open to birdwatchers at 8 a.m. Saturday. Explore this riparian area along a quarter-mile of the Mokelumne River. More details, including a map, here.

Tuesday, March 19: Class, “Half Dome in a Day: Tips for a Successful Hike.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. Free. More details here.

Wednesday, March 20: Annual “State of Our Rivers Symposium” at the San Joaquin Council of Governments. Learn more about issues facing the Mokelumne, Stanislaus, Calaveras and San Joaquin rivers. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. More details here.

Tuesday, March 26: Class, “Introduction to Hiking.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. Free. Learn the basics about hiking. More details here.

 

 

 

 

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