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Birding & Nature

Birding can become your passion too! With two levels offered from Birding Basics to Intermediate coverage, field experiences are a key part of any class.

  • Birding

    ARMCHAIR BIRDING

    Want to see all the birds in the United States but hate to travel? Then pull your chair up to the screen and travel with the instructor to see many of them without a boarding pass!

    Duration: 6 wks
    Date range: September 22 to October 27
    Day(s) of the week: Thursday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM

    Quarter: Fall 2022
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $110
    Instructor: Larry Spivak, lspivak@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

  • Birding

    BIRDING BASICS

    Wondering about the name of that bird in your backyard? Join your neighbors and learn about field guides and binoculars!

    Duration: 6 wks
    Date range: September 20 to October 25
    Day(s) of the week: Tuesday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM

    Quarter: Fall 2022
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $110
    Instructor: Larry Spivak, lspivak@pausd.org

    No Longer Available

  • Birding

    BIRDING: INTERMEDIATE
    (Online & In-Person)

    The primary goal of this birding class is to develop birding skills through bird identification by sight and sound.

    Duration: 7 wks
    Date range: September 14 to October 26
    Day(s) of the week: Wednesday
    Hour: 7–9 p.m.
    Address: LIVE ONLINE via ZOOM + In-Person Weekend Fieldtrips

    Quarter: Fall 2022
    Prerequisite: Beginning Birding
    Price: $168
    Instructor: Scott Smithson, wsmithson@pausd.org

  • nature science hike

    NATURE SCIENCE HIKES

    Join Environmental Volunteers’ most knowledgeable nature-science educators on three explorations of local open spaces.

    Duration: 3 wks: October 8, October 22, & November 5
    Day(s) of the week: Saturday
    Hour: 10 a.m.–12 noon

    Quarter: Fall 2022
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $45
    Instructor: Environmental Volunteers, communityprograms@evols.org

  • Photographing Nature With Your Digital Camera

    PHOTOGRAPHING NATURE WITH YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA

    Discover how your nature photos can become works of art rather than just snapshots. (ed2go Online)

    Duration: 6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hours
    Day(s) of the week: Starts: Sep 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16 | Dec 14
    Address: ONLINE (not live)

    Quarter: Fall 2022
    Prerequisite: None
    Price: $100
    Instructor: Curt Simmons, B.A., M.Ed, (ed2go Instructor)