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Flyway Nights – Current Status of the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area
January 6, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Yolo Basin Foundation presents Flyway Nights, a monthly speaker series highlighting environmental issues, current research topics in conservation, and natural history of Northern California. Flyway Nights is free to Yolo Basin Foundation members and open to the public. A $10 donation is suggested for non-members.
Current Status of the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area with Joe Hobbs
Joe Hobbs will give updates on the pollinator field project by River Partners, continued bridge and canal work by Ducks Unlimited, and ongoing research projects being conducted in the Wildlife Area.
Joe Hobbs has been the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Manager since 2018. Previously, he was the Statewide Elk and Pronghorn Coordinator. During his 21 years with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, he has worked in the wetlands program, timber harvest review, and the private lands management program. He also worked for the Department from 1992 to 1997 in Wildlife Management as a student assistant while going through undergrad and graduate school at California State University, Sacramento. Joe completed his M.S. on the Fall and Winter Distribution and Habitat Use of the Tule Greater White-fronted Goose in the Sacramento Valley.