Why to Get Started Watching Birds

Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve
2600 SW Hillsboro Highway
Hillsboro, OR 97123
United States

Take this class and begin a new chapter in your relationship with nature! Colorful, musical and always nearby, birds can teach you so much about the world around you once you begin to really notice them. This class not only shows why you should get started watching birds, it also shows you how to begin - introducing you to the tools, information and behaviors of a birdwatcher. Instructor Laura Whittemore has introduced hundreds of people to the fascinating world of birds with her enthusiastic and patient guidance. An indoor session is followed by a field trip into the Preserve. Binoculars provided.  Ages 16 -- Adult.

To register visit website (below) or call 503-681-5397.  Program #:  49508

For general program information contact Steve Engel.

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve Education Building
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Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a facility of the City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department bordering the Tualatin River in SW Hillsboro. Features include: 635 acres of wetlands undergoing an active restoration program and riparian forest with four miles of walking trails. A pollinator garden with active mason bee nests, benches and sheltered overlook of preserve. A designated Important Bird Area for wintering waterfowl. Over 200 species of birds have been recorded. Trails are open dawn to dusk. Pets and bicycles are not allowed on the trails. Education Center Building open 10am-4pm daily: real bald eagle nest, interpretive displays, nature store, classroom, restrooms.
$18 Hillsboro Resident / $25 Non-resident

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Steve Engel
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