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Spring Birding in the Laguna Series Birdwatching and Natural History Walks with Lisa Hug


April 15, 2018
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Laguna Environmental Center
900 Sanford Rd.
Santa Rosa, CA 95401 United States
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Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation


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Join us for this incredibly fun learning experience outdoors with one of the area’s foremost birders. On this walk we will listen for the resident songbirds and the colorful migrants arriving from Central America with their vibrant songs. We will begin and end at Heron Hall at the Laguna Environmental Center (hot drinks and snacks provided), and carpool to sites along the Laguna. Bring binoculars, (spotting scope optional), a field guide, comfortable walking shoes, layered clothing, water and a packed lunch or snacks. We will end with a group lunch and make a list of the species which we encountered. In the case of forecasted moderate to heavy rain (determined the afternoon before), we will cancel and issue full refunds.

Lisa Hug originally came to California from the Midwest in 1986. She was very involved with Point Reyes Bird Observatory and eventually became a contract biologist and freelance naturalist in the mid-1990s. She has been teaching for the College of Marin, Petaluma Adult School and Point Reyes Field Institute for over a decade. She was president of Redwood Region Ornithological Society for two years and received the Martha Bentley and Ernestine Smith Award for the Dedication to Wildlife Conservation Education in 2009. She is currently a regional coordinator for the Sonoma County Breeding Bird Atlas and she edited the Birds Checklist for the Laguna de Santa Rosa which can be bought through the Laguna Foundation GiftShop.