Take A California Fish And Game Commission Falconry Field Trip

The following is courtesy of the California Fish and Game Commission:

California Fish and Game Commission February 2023 Field Trip Details

Who: Commissioners, staff, California Department of Fish and Wildlife staff, and members of the public

What: Falconry presentations and demonstration
When: Thursday, February 9, 2023, approximately 3:00 p.m.
Where: Conaway Ranch, 45332 County Road 25, Woodland, CA 95776

The Commission invites members of the public to join commissioners, staff, and California Department of Fish and Wildlife (Department) staff for a field trip Thursday afternoon. Members of the public are welcome to attend but must provide their own transportation.

A portion of this field trip takes place outdoors. Please wear closed-toed shoes and be prepared to walk over uneven terrain. Additionally, please bring appropriately warm clothing, sun protection, and drinking water for the conditions.

Meeting Location

Meet at Conaway Ranch, approximately 30-minute drive from downtown Sacramento.

Field Trip Overview

This field will be hosted by Conaway Ranch and the California Hawking Club. Please arrive between 2:30 and 3:00 pm for bird viewing on the lawn and refreshments.

Following a brief overview and history of falconry at the lodge, the field trip will move outside to another location for a falconry demonstration including:

  • Lure flying
  • Drone training
  • Attendee participation in Harris hawk flying to glove General Location Maps DO NOT use the directions provided by Google or other map apps; if you type “Conaway Ranch” or the provided address into those maps, they will send you to a location approximately 2.4 miles west of Conaway Ranch. Please use the link and maps below to find the meeting location. Link to correct location on Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/Mxr8GfukuZUTzfnh7