Delta Happenings – January 11-13

Lodi Antique Show

Free parking on festival grounds
Friday-Sunday, January 11-13
times vary 
Lodi Grape Festival Grounds
413 E. Lockeford Street
Lodi, CA 95204 (MAP)

Dealers from all around the west coast will be showcasing their antique pieces. Browse through a wide selection of items and you just might find a treasure. Make it a weekend experience with a leisurely drive through the Delta!
General admission $6.
Visit the Lodi Antique Show website for details.

Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge

Docent tours

Saturday, January 12
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

(Depending upon status of federal government shutdown*)

Antioch Dunes
801 Wilbur Ave.
Antioch, CA 94509 

Every Second Saturday docents lead FREE tours of the Antioch Dunes, a National Wildlife Refuge that is otherwise closed to the public. The Dunes are home to the endangered Antioch Dunes evening primrose, the Contra Costa wallflower, and the Lange’s metalmark butterfly. Put on your hiking shoes and grab your water bottle to explore the only wildlife refuge in the country that has been established to protect endangered plants and insects.
* All ages welcome. No reservations required. No restroom facilities. Call 707-769-4200 for more information or visit the website.

(Image from U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
* Docent led programs will not occur during the government shutdown. Please see the website for more details on entering National Wildlife Refuges and National Parks during government shutdown. Other areas affected in the Delta include Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge and the Visitor’s Center at Cosumnes River Preserve.

Delta Protection Commission

Commission meeting

Thursday, January 17
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM (approx.)

Rio Vista City Hall
1 Main Street
Rio Vista, CA 94571 (MAP)
The agenda is available online. Agenda items include:
  • Update on Rio Vista Estuarine Research Station (RVERS)
  • Consider approval of scope of work for recreation chapter update of Economic Sustainability Plan
  • Receive update on Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) certification of consistency appeal process for CA WaterFix and consider approval of letter to DSC
Associated documents will be available after January 10, 2019.

About Kevin

Mayor - City of Oakley, Data Center Manager of Mainframe Operations and Optimization – USS-POSCO INDUSTRIES, Co-Founder and Board Member - Friends of Oakley A Community Foundation, Advisory Board – Opportunity Junction, Commissioner - Contra Costa Transportation Authority, Board Member - Tri Delta Transit and Transplan
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