Note varied schedule and program
April 26 9:30 – 11:30 Ice House 117
In classroom preparatory and birding skills lecture and demonstration.
May 3 field trip active itinerary 8 – noon hiking and identifying our avian species 4 hours
May 10 field trip new itinerary 8 – noon new location same objective 4 hours
Locations to be announced prior to class dates.
Storm date: May 17
This course will touch on beginning skills including binocular use and how to find and identify birds. It will also present more advanced information including learning birds by sound and, for those who are interested, use of smart phone apps to record sightings and help to identify birds. One two-hour classroom session will be followed by two, four-hour morning field trips.
Required: binoculars and a birding field guide of your choice.
Please note: Students should be prepared to walk 2-3 miles unassisted for a few hours on varied terrain.
Limited to 15
Diane Lepkowski, with a lifelong interest in nature, wildlife, and photography, is especially intrigued by birds. Since becoming a serious birder in 2009, Diane has used her photography to share her passion for enjoying, studying, and protecting our feathered friends.
There are no scheduled sessions at this time. Sign up to be notified when this course is available.