Alex Breitler wrote a great piece about our FLCR Riverwalk event that ran in Stockton Record on January 1, 2010. What a great way to ring in the new year!

– Jeremy

Calaveras River excursions provide up-close education

Record Staff Writer
January 01, 2010 12:00 AM


STOCKTON – People walk, run or bicycle along the Calaveras River every day.

But how many can identify the punk-rock hairstyle of the belted kingfisher, which burrows into the banks of the stream to lay its eggs?

An advocacy group in December began a yearlong series of first Saturday strolls along the stream – not just for exercise or recreation, but to teach folks about the north Stockton river, its history and environment.

Nearly 40 people turned out for the first walk on a downcast December morning. The day’s topic: birds.

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