Solano County

Rush Ranch will have hikes, demonstrations

By From page A3 | January 05, 2014

SUISUN CITY — Rush Ranch in Suisun Marsh will host several events Jan. 18 as part of the Get the Rush series that occurs the third Saturday of each month.

Visitors to the Solano Land Trust open space property can take a guided hike from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. They will learn how plants and animals are affected by winter tides and temperatures and watch for raptors and other wintering birds. To reserve a spot, please call 980-2471 or send an email to [email protected]

Another event will feature the Rush Ranch blacksmith shop. Participants might get a chance to make an iron nail or other keepsake, a Solano Land Trust press release said. The event is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Finally, visitors can see Little Bear and his table of Native American tools and decorations from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Rush Ranch is located at 3521 Grizzly Island Road, about 2 miles south of Suisun City and Highway 12. For more information, please email [email protected] or call 432-0150, ext. 200.

Rush Ranch is owned and operated by Solano Land Trust, in partnership with the Rush Ranch Educational Council, Access Adventure and the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Please go to www.solanolandtrust.org for more information.

Reach Barry Eberling at 427-6929 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/beberlingdr.

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

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