Are you a night owl? Or do you just want to learn more about owls in the Kootenay region? Join us for an OWL PROWL. Learn about the owls that call this area home, and then go outside to listen for owls setting up their breeding territories for 2021! All you need for Owl Prowl is a desire to know more about owls and a sense of adventure (for being outside at night, in the woods, that is!).
Lisa is a vertebrate palentologist with 17 years of experience with the fossil dinosaur footprints and bones of British Columbia. Lisa also has a lifelong passion for birds and fossilized bird footprints! She runs the science communication project: "Bird Glamour" (https://lisabuckley.com/scicomm-bird-glamour/) where she uses cosmetics as a conversation starter to get people interested in birds and bird conservation. For more informaiton please see https://lisagbuckley.com/
Register Here: Course is currently available in Trail beginning March 6
Winter Birding In The Kootenays
Do you like birds and want to know more about them? This course is for you! The only prerequisite you need is an interest in the natural world and a desire to know more about the birds you see and hear every day.
This course is delivered via 2 on-line modules (through Zoom) to cover theory and 2 outdoor field sessions where you will put theory into practice.
- Learn to recognize the major groups of birds we encounter in the Kootenays during the winter, focusing on birds found in residential areas and around feeders.
- Learn how birds are recognized by sight, paying special attention to parts of identification.
- Learn to recognize common birds by song.
- Attract birds to your yard responsibly.
- Resonsible outdoor birding.
Students will be sent a list of optional supplies upon registration.
Lisa Buckley is a vertebrate paleontologist with 17 years of experience with the fossil dinosaur footprints and bones of British Columbia. Lisa also has a lifelong passion for birds and fossilized bird footprints! She runs the science communication project Bird Glamour where she uses cosmetics as a coversation starter to get people interested in birds and bird conservation. For more information please see https://lisabuckley.com.