Friday, April 16, 2010

Godwit Days Opens Today In Arcata Ca.

The Godwit is a coastal marsh bird that that grows to about 18 inches in length, It is tawny brown mottled with black above and barred below. They can be found here in the winter and are often seen on the Texas Gulf Coast and also Florida.

Over 100 field trips will take place all over Humboldt County for the next three days. The Arcata Community Center will officially kick off Godwit Days at 5:00 pm today.

Along with the incredible art work lining the walls, there will be dozens of booths from companies and non profit groups.

Kids activities will take place and everyone can get up and close to raptors such as owls and hawks that will be visiting for the event.  Bring a camera.

There will also be a Godwit Days tribute by Union Street Charter School 3rd and 4th graders at the Arcata Co-op today from 5 to 8  pm in celebration of John Muir's birthday complete with birthday cake.

More info.
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