South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit and the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) invite residents and visitors to attend the third annual Lake Tahoe Bird Festival on Saturday, June 2, 2012, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event is free and takes place at the Taylor Creek Visitor Center, located three miles north of South Lake Tahoe on Highway 89.
The event includes guided bird walks every hour from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. along the Rainbow Trail, information on bird feeding and landscaping, a talk on binocular and spotting scope use, a migration discussion by Will Richardson and a presentation by Master Falconer Marie Gaspari Crawford that includes live birds of prey.
Additional sponsors include the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, California State Parks, the Lake Tahoe Unified School District and more.