may, 2022

11may6:00 pm8:30 pmBreeding Birds of Ventura County Identification Workshop 2022


Event Details

Please join Science Education Coordinator Paul Grindrod and Guest Instructor(s) for our very popular 2022 Annual Breeding Bird ID course which begins May 11th.
This 7-class workshop will consist of 4 virtual museum labs on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:30pm on May 11, May 18, May 25, June 1, and 3 field courses on May 14, 21, 28 (field locations TBD). The course is designed for novice to new intermediate birders who want to become familiar with the breeding birds of Ventura County. Pelagic birds, shorebirds, and gulls will not be covered during this course.
Zoom sessions will be limited to 40, field sessions limited to the first 20, and priority will be given to WFVZ Members. WFVZ Members price is $25 per class, that’s only $175 for all 7 sessions. The non-members cost is still only $245 for over 19 hours of fun and learning.
Current CSUCI, VC, MC, OC, & UCLA students can take the classes at a greatly discounted rate. Current student ID will be required.
Space is limited so reserve today!

Paul has a master’s of science in Environmental Humanities from the University of Utah, and has been teaching about nature and science for more than 25 years, with an emphasis on public education about birds of prey. He has also participated in hawk migration counting, roadside censuses, and nest surveys, and studied neotropical riparian songbirds and prairie bird species. As a certified interpretive guide and naturalist he has extensive experience in natural history interpretation in a variety of settings, including state and national parks and wildlife refuges, nature centers, museums, and migration research sites.


(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm