What’s on tap — week of March 24 and beyond

Tuesday, March 25: Presentation, ”Backpacking Basics.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. Free. Learn how to plan your trip and select the right gear. More details here.

Thursday, March 27: Delta Protection Commission meeting in Stockton. Agenda includes discussion of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan and drought conditions in California. More details to be posted here.

Thursday, March 27-Friday, March 28: Delta Stewardship Council meeting. West Sacramento. Agenda available here.

Saturday, March 29: Program, “Never-Failing Streams? A conservation about California’s drought, the Bay Delta Conservation Plan, and our Catholic faith.” 9 a.m., Cathedral of the Annunciation, 425 W. Magnolia St. in Stockton. Hosted by the Environmental Justice Project of the Catholic Charities Diocese of Stockton.

Thursday, April 3: 2014 ”State of Our Rivers Symposium.” 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., San Joaquin Council of Governments, 555 E. Weber Avenue in Stockton. “Gain a broader understanding of the effects the Bay Delta Conservation Plan will have on the rivers and waters of San Joaquin County. Presentations will discuss impacts on the Calaveras, Mokelumne, San Joaquin and Stanislaus rivers.” More details here.

Saturday, April 5-Sunday, April 6: Woodbridge Wilderness Area open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The area is typically open the first three weekends of each month. Explore a quarter-mile of Mokelumne River frontage. Free. More details here.

Sunday, April 6: Stockton Earth Day Festival. Theme: “Living Water Wise.” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Victory Park. More details here.

Monday, April 7: Campaign for Common Ground meeting. Guest speaker Steve Chase, director of Stockton’s Community Development Department. More details here.

Tuesday, April 8: Audubon Society meeting. Presentation: “Bird Feathers and Bird Bones.” Writer and naturalist David Lukas will talk about bird bones, feather and muscles, and how they work together to help a bird fly and live in its environment. 7:30 p.m., Central United Methodist Church, Stockton.

Thursday, April 10: Presentation on the Bank of Stockton’s photo collection of Lodi Lake and the Mokelumne River. Bill Maxwell, archive manager of the bank’s collection of photographs, will present. 7 p.m., Lodi Police Department Community Room, 215 W. Elm St.

Saturday, April 12: BugFest at Oak Grove Regional Park. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live insect displays, bug safaris, creepy-crawly cuisine, crafts, games and more. Free, but parking at Oak Grove costs $5. More details here.

Tuesday, April 29: Presentation, “Bike Maintenance Basics.” 7 p.m., Stockton REI. Learn how to prolong the life of your bicycle. More details here.

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    A native of Benicia, he lives in Stockton with his wife, Ann, who forces him to go backpacking in the Sierra Nevada or Trinity Alps at every opportunity. He has been writing mostly about natural resources since 2003, first in Redding and now in ... Read Full
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