Chico Oxidation Ponds Wildlife Sanctuary Grand Opening!

Save the Date!

Saturday, February 19, 2011 10:00am – 1:00pm 4827 Chico River Road (  View Map)

The Altacal-Audubon Society, the Sacramento River Preservation Trust, the Chico Water Pollution Control Plant, and the City of Chico are pleased to announce the grand opening of the newly expanded & restored Oxidation Ponds Wildlife Sanctuary.

The 32 acre sanctuary (located at 4827 Chico River Road) is designed for proper water levels to attract a diversity of waterfowl, restore native plants & trees to revitalize valley wetlands. New to the ponds is a bird blind and loafing islands and an expanded parking area with an approved ADA accessibility trail to the blinds.

From 10:00AM – 1:00PM guided walks will take place every half hour and led by Altacal-Audubon President, Scott Huber & Altacal member, Phil Johnson.

At 12:00PM there will be an Oxidation Ponds dedication ceremony.

The Ponds Sanctuary is located at 4827 River Road, 3.5 mile out W. 5th Street (toward the river) and behind the City’s of Chico Water Pollution Control Plant. All are welcome. More details to follow.


Phil Johnson