Birds, Butterflies, Hosts & Late Bloomers

Bohemia Ecological Preserve 

Saturday, May 4th, 10am-2pm 

Join us for a special hike with seasoned naturalist Wendy Dreskin, who will share her vast knowledge and enthusiasm as we explore the birds, butterflies and their habitat on the beautiful 1000 acre preserve.

We will stop for lunch during our meander.

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Location: Bohemia Ecological Preserve, 6773 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA 95465

We will meet at 10am at the Bohemia Ecological Preserve, 6773 Bohemian Highway,just past Westminster Woods. From the intersection of Graton Road and Bohemian Highway in Occidental, travel approximately 3 miles north on Bohemian Highway. The Preserve is on the right-hand side (if you are coming from Occidental) & looks like a quarry. Watch for staff or volunteers located at Bohemian Highway to direct you to parking! From the Preserve entrance, we'll need a few people to volunteer the use of their vehicles to drive us up to Hut Hill where the hike will begin. 

What to bring:

  • Sturdy boots or shoes shoes for hiking

  • Weather appropiate clothing- sun hat, sunscreen, etc.  

  • A picnic lunch, snacks & water

  • Binoculars, cameras, and hiking poles if you'd like

Details and what to expect:

  • This hike will be led by Bohemia Docent Walt Drucker and naturalist Wendy Dreskin

  • Please come prepared for a hike over moderate terrain with some steep sections, about 3-4 miles.

  • You will be asked to sign a liability waiver.

  • There is one porta-potty on the property (2/3 mile into our hike). There is no potable water available on the property.

  • No pets or smoking are permitted and absolutely no smoking pets!

  • We will stay together as a group & leave together. Early departures cannot be accommodated except in case of medical emergency.

  • What if it's raining? Any steady rainfall beyond sprinkles will call for cancellation. If in doubt please call (707) 544-7284 (then press 1) after 6:30 AM on the day of the outing. If there is no special message the event is on!                                                 


For any other questions or concerns, or if you would like to register over the phone, please contact Jesica Rodriguez by calling 707-544-7284 #107, or by emailing


To register, click here!