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December 15, 2013
Winter Birds of Mount Pisgah Arboretum
Starts: 8:30 am
Ends: December 15, 2013 - 11:00 am
Description: Join Nature Guides Julia Siporin and Chris Roth for their monthly bird walk intended for people with all levels of birding experience, beginner to advanced. We'll use vocalizations, habitat, and behavior clues for identification of our winter and year-round residents. Discover the Arboretum’s rich avian diversity. Be prepared for inclement weather. Bring binoculars. Meet at the Arboretum Visitor Center. $5, Members Free.
Volunteer as the eyes and ears in the parking lots around Mount Pisgah and earn a Lane County Parks Annual Parking Pass! Petty crimes have been significantly reduced thanks to the Park Watch Program since 2009.
Volunteer Training: Thursday, December 12, noon-1pm
Visitor Center at Mount Pisgah Arboretum
RSVP: 541-747-3817 or email@example.com
Volunteer to help monitor the parking lots - you’ll improve the park visitors’ experiences, while enjoying the beauty of Mt. Pisgah! Park Watch volunteers can work in pairs, signing up for 2-hour shifts, and can earn a Lane County Parks parking pass for your service!
At the end of the training, we'll walk up to the office to show you where and how to get supplies each time you do a shift...and then we'll have a party!
Potluck Party: Thursday, December 12, 1pm-2pm
Office at Mount Pisgah Arboretum
Join us and past and current Park Watchers in the office after training for a potluck party! Feel free to bring a small dish to share, or just bring yourself! This is a chance to mingle with past and current Park Watch volunteers, and a chance to meet the staff...and of course a chance to celebrate community!
Description: This is our annual celebration of the little folks of the plant world. Botanist, David Wagner, will tell moss stories and weave lichen yarns to help us understand the elfin world of mosses, liverworts, and lichens. Rain or shine. No registration required. Meet at the Arboretum’s Visitor Center. Fee: $5. Members free.
Description: Join Botanist, Daphne Stone, on an easy stroll through the Arboretum exploring lichens, their habitats, and ecology. Learn a few names and enjoy the moist winter air
which makes the Pacific Northwest such a great place for lichens to
grow. This walk is appropriate for both children and adults. $5, Members Free.
Meet at the Arboretum Visitor Center.