Bay Area bird lovers: You’re invited to a heron release!
Release site at MLK Jr. Regional Shoreline Park in Oakland
At least two of the young Black-crowned Night Herons injured during an Oakland tree-trimming incident that made national headlines have healed from their wounds and are ready for release in East Bay marsh habitat on Saturday, June 7. And you’re invited!
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON RELEASE EVENT INFORMATION
WHEN: Saturday, June 7 at 1 P.M.
WHERE: Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline Park, Southwest entrance across from 80 Swan Way (see map above).
WHO: This event is hosted by International Bird Rescue and Golden Gate Audubon Society, longtime partners in the conservation of local aquatic birds.
The remaining birds from this incident continue to receive care from International Bird Rescue’s San Francisco Bay center until they are old enough to be released. All of them are on track and doing well!