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There’s still time to register for the Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua

June 10th, 2017 by Andrew, Digital Engagement Coordinator
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The sixteenth annual Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua kicks off next week with over 300 participants, over 50 presenters, and more than 100 programs! Many programs are still open, including some free programs open to all, so take a look and sign up for them before they fill. You can find full trip descriptions for all of the open trips on the Chautauqua website.

Bullock’s Orioles are one of the species you could spot at the Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua. Photo by Santiago Escruceria.

OPEN PROGRAMS:

Birding the Bridgeport Valley (field trip)
Peter Metropulos
Friday 6:30am–11:30am ● Lee Vining Community Center

Breeding bird survey: Owens River Road (field trip)
Bob Power
Friday 7:00am–12:00noon ● Lee Vining Community Center

Learning the language of birds (field trip)
Peter Bergen
Friday 7:30am–12:00noon  ● Lee Vining Community Center

Birding the Lakes Canyon trail (field trip)
Pete Devine
Friday 7:30am–12:00noon ● Lee Vining Community Center

Learning to listen: Birding by ear for beginners (field trip)
Karyn “Kestrel” O’Hearn
Friday 7:30am–11:30am  ● Lee Vining Community Center

Conway Ranch: Bi-State Greater Sage-Grouse in the Mono Basin (field trip and hands-on stewardship)
Kay Ogden & Susanna Danner
Friday 8:00am–11:00am ● Lee Vining Community Center

Sketching a sense of place (outdoor workshop)
Logan Parsons
Friday 9:00am–12:00noon ● Lee Vining Community Center

Birding for beginners (field trip)
Ryan DiGaudio
Friday 1:00pm–4:30pm ● Lee Vining Community Center

Lakeshore family adventure (family field trip)
Michael Ross
Friday 1:30pm–3:30pm  ● Lee Vining Community Center

Sketching a sense of place (outdoor workshop)
Logan Parsons
Friday 1:30pm–4:30pm  ● Lee Vining Community Center

Bird sounds part 1 (indoor workshop)
Roy Poucher
Friday 1:30pm–4:30pm  ● Scenic Area Visitor Center conference room

Migrating with the Sandhill Cranes (indoor presentation)
Erv Nichols
Friday 2:00pm–3:00pm ● Scenic Area Visitor Center Auditorium

Searching for the Gold Spot: The Wild after Wildfire (film)
Maya Khosla
Friday 3:30pm–4:30pm ● Scenic Area Visitor Center Auditorium

Enchanted evening: Stories & stars on the lakeshore (evening presentation)
Ane Carla Rovetta & Lisa Murphy
Friday 8:00pm–9:30pm  ● South Tufa:

Pinyonder wander (field trip)
Justin Hite
Saturday 6:00am–12:00noon  ● Lee Vining Community Center

Snag forest bird walk (field trip) 
Maya Khosla
Saturday 6:30am–11:30am  ● Lee Vining Community Center

Birding the June Lake Loop (field trip)
Ryan DiGaudio
Saturday 6:30am–11:30am  ● Lee Vining Community Center

Birds & butts (field trip)
Kristie Nelson
Saturday 7:00am–4:00pm ● Lee Vining Community Center

Birding Burger’s Retreat (field trip)
Will Richardson
Saturday 7:00am–11:00am ● Lee Vining Community Center

Lundy Canyon bird walk (field trip)
Sarah Hockensmith
Saturday 7:00am–11:00am ● Lee Vining Community Center

Tarns & kettles (field trip) 
Karen Amstutz
Saturday 8:00am–12:00noon ● Lee Vining Community Center

Birding for beginners (field trip)
Hillary Behr
Saturday 8:00am–11:30am  ● Lee Vining Community Center

Kayaking the south shore of Mono (field trip; $85 additional program cost)
Stuart Wilkinson & guide
Saturday 8:30am–1:00pm  ● meet at Navy Beach

Los Angeles Aqueduct Tour (field trip)
Greg Reis
Saturday 9:00am–1:00pm ● Lee Vining Community Center

Mindfulness in nature: A deep nature connection adventure (outdoor workshop)
Peter Bergen
Saturday 1:00pm–4:00pm  ● Lee Vining Community Center

Introduction to image editing (indoor workshop)
Bob Steele
Saturday 1:00pm–5:00pm ● Mono Lake Committee Theater & Gallery

Fly casting clinic (outdoor workshop)
Trout Unlimited
Saturday 1:00pm–3:30pm ● Lee Vining Community Center

Who gives a hoot? (presentation)
Burleigh Lockwood
Saturday 1:30pm–3:00pm ● Scenic Area Visitor Center conference room

Survivor! A story of adaptation (workshop) 
Burleigh Lockwood 
Saturday 3:30pm–5:00pm ● Scenic Area Visitor Center conference room 

Drawing the denizens of the high desert (workshop)
Ane Carla Rovetta
Saturday 7:00pm–9:00pm ● Scenic Area Visitor Center conference room

Woodpeckers of Yosemite (evening presentation)
Stephen A. Shunk 
Saturday 7:30pm–8:30pm ● Scenic Area Visitor Center auditorium

Words take flight: A reading
Tom Crawford
Saturday 7:30pm–8:30pm ● Mono Lake Committee Theater & Gallery

Bird sounds part 2 (field study)
Roy Poucher
Sunday 6:30am–11:30am ● Lee Vining Community Center

Nature ramble (field trip)
Ali Sheehey
Sunday 7:30am–11:30am  ● Lee Vining Community Center

Birds and words: Writing in the woods (field trip)
Tom Crawford
Sunday 8:00am–11:00am ● Lee Vining Community Center

Fields’ guide to Osprey (field trip)
Lisa Fields
Sunday 8:30am–11:30am ● Lee Vining Community Center

Capturing birds with pencil & paper (workshop)
Keith Hansen
Sunday 9:00am–11:30am ● Lee Vining Community Center

FREE OPEN PROGRAMS

Lakeshore family adventure (family field trip)
Michael Ross
Friday 1:30pm–3:30pm  ● Lee Vining Community Center

Migrating with the Sandhill Cranes
Erv Nichols
Friday 2:00pm–3:00pm ● Scenic Area Visitor Center Auditorium

Searching for the Gold Spot: The Wild after Wildfire (film)
Maya Khosla
Friday 3:30pm–4:30pm
Scenic Area Visitor Center Auditorium

Fly casting clinic (outdoor workshop)
Trout Unlimited
Saturday 1:00pm–3:30pm  ● Lee Vining Community Center