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Bird Walks

Schedule and location

Following state recommendations to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), this program has been cancelled. For refund and more information, visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness and Prevention webpage.   


Saturdays, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.

Thornhill Education Center

  • Section B: February 15, 2020 with Phyllis Mertz
  • Section C: March 21, 2020 with Jay Sturner



Saturdays, 8:00 to 10:30 a.m.
Thornhill Shelter

  • Section A: April 18 with Vicky Sroczynski
  • Section B: May 16 with Phyllis Mertz
  • Section C: June 20 with Jay Sturner

Fees and registration

$10.00 member
$14.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

Course description

Search the woods, fields, and edges of the Arboretum for birds. Join us to learn about migrants and year-round resident birds with an expert guide. Please be prepared to spend most of the class outdoors; no prior experience in birding is necessary.

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Course details

  • Notes: Held entirely outdoors. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. Limit 20
  • Supplies: Binoculars and a field guide will be useful. A small number of binoculars will be available for check out on a first come first served basis.
  • Recommended ages: Children ages 12 and up welcome with adult registrant.
  • Arboretum class weather, cancellation and refund policies
Bird Walks