March 24, Field Trip – Delta Rivers Nature Center, Lake Saracen, Wilbur West Road

Pine Bluff, Jefferson Co.

Meet at 7:00 a.m. at the Dixon Road commuter lot, Exit 3 off I-530 South.  We’ll arrive at the Delta Rivers Nature Center around 8:00 a.m. for those who want to meet us there.  The area has diverse habitats which include cypress and tupelo swamps, open water, and wetlands.  Early migrants, wrens, egrets, and herons will be our main targets.  Walking is moderate on paved trails.  Bring water and snacks, the trip can last into the afternoon.  Participants are welcome to leave at any time.

Directions—From Little Rock, take I-530 south to Pine Bluff going 35 miles until I-530 becomes Hwy. 65B (Exit 35).  Go 6 miles, continuing past Lake Saracen (Lake Pine Bluff).  Turn left onto Regional Park Drive.  (Convention Center Dr.).  Continue on Regional Park Drive approximately 1.2 miles.  Turn right onto Black Dog Road.  Follow signs to the Nature Center.  Website is