Bird Walks with the Bird School Project at UC Santa Cruz Arboretum


The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden has partnered with the Bird School Project to offer free education guided bird tours to Arboretum members and students. Volunteers on event day can also attend.

The bird walks are scheduled every 2nd Sunday from 7:30 am - 9 am, beginning June 10 and ending October 14, 2018. Attendees meet at Norrie's Gift Shop. The Arboretum's front gate opens at 7:15 am and closes promptly at 7:45am. Please arrive early or on time.

All attendees are encouraged to bring a pair of binoculars, a notebook, and a bottle of water. These items will be available for purchase or to borrow at the tour. Space is limited to 15 attendees so register early! Register

Become a Member of the Arboretum Friends and Gift Certificates can be purchased as well.

Kevin Condon, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Bird School Project, has graciously offered his time and energy to as an opportunity foster greater appreciation of the birds that call the Arboretum home.
About Kevin Condon

In 2012, Kevin finished his degree in Environmental Studies at UC Santa Cruz, with a focus on natural history and economics. He is certified by the Experiential Leadership Program at the UC Santa Cruz Recreation department, where he also worked as a Recreation Leader and Wilderness Orientation instructor.

After school, Kevin took his study of natural history to many national parks of the West, including Yosemite, Glacier, Grand Teton, Yellowstone, and Zion, where he worked as a field biologist for the USGS. He has also spent time teaching and raft guiding at Mother Lode River Center, and as a teaching assistant for the Natural History Field Quarter at UC Santa Cruz.

Directions to Arboretum

Admission details: 

This event is for Arboretum Friend's members only. Become a Member of the Arboretum Friends and Gift Certificates can be purchased as well.

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Event dates: 
06/10/2018 - 7:30am
07/08/2018 - 7:30am
08/12/2018 - 7:30am
09/09/2018 - 7:30am
10/14/2018 - 7:30am