NEW SPRING NATURE LECTURE SERIES IN SONOMA
- "Valley of the Moon Nature Lectures"
March 14 - Wednesday 7-8:30PM "RETURN OF THE CONDOR : The Race to
Save Our Largest Bird From Extinction". Guest Speaker - John Moir -
Award winning author & science writer.
April 4th - Wednesday 7-8:30PM "eBird-Where Birding Meets
Science" Cornell Lab of Ornithology - Guest Speaker - Brian Sullivan,
Project Manager. The new eBird is revolutionizing the way that birders
report and access information about birds. It is amassing one of the
largest and fastest growing biodiversity data resources in existence.
In 2006, participants reported more than 4.3 million bird observations
across North America! Come and learn the latest about eBird in CA. and
how you can contribute!
May 9th - Wednesday 7-8:30PM "Photographing Birds-Viewing Nature"
Guest Speaker - Sonoma State Prof. Bryant Hichwa. Learn about the
new art of Digiscoping birds and nature. New concepts in wildlife
photography along with state of the art telescopes and binoculars
demonstrations will also be offered by Bear Basin Outfitters,
Pleasant Hill, CA.
(location-Sonoma Mission Chapel, Sonoma Plaza, East Spain & 1st
Street East. Sponsored by Sonomabirding.org & CA. State Parks, $5
donation at door)