Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Spring is right around the corner, in fact for many birds it’s already here! Find out why Spring is a busy season in the avian world with hands-on investigations and time outdoors searching for birds.  We will begin our day exploring real bird study skins, skulls,...

Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

This class will expand on the concepts and skills covered in Birding 101, but anyone interested in birds or birding are welcome. Participants will learn ecological associations—why certain birds are found in specific habitats and not others, and much more! we'll work...

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Tomales Bay is an important wintering area for thousands of loons, grebes, ducks and other waterbirds. The tidal flats, marshes, rocky shores, and beaches provide diverse feeding areas for raptors, shorebirds and waders. We’ll focus on bird identification and behavior...

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Many people have enjoyed the abundance and bird diversity at Limantour, Bolinas Lagoon and other West Marin sites.  However, few have been to the Hamilton Field Wetlands, which has some of the finest shore birding in the area.  This class will focus on bird...

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 6:30pm

For many, when Sonoma County is mentioned, the scenic coast and inland vineyards come immediately to mind. As we will find, there is much more to the county as we seek the premier birding areas near the Petaluma River, through the inland hills, to the sloughs and...

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Owls are creatures of rare beauty and unique biological interest. They play an enormously important role in keeping the balance in nature. Come spend an evening with these creatures with large eyes and silent flight, and learn why they are so magical. In this class we...

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

The peak wildflower bloom is always an excellent time to take a rich, eight- mile walk along the Estero Trail to Drake’s Head overlooking Limantour Estero. Pausing to view the diversity of wildflowers and other plants along the trail will give us an opportunity to...

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 9:00am to Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:00pm

The varied habitats of Monterey are wonderfully scenic especially during the spring. Over 450 species of birds have been found here and the botanical diversity is also remarkably rich. On Friday, explore the justly famous Point Lobos State Reserve, peering into coves...