Sunrise light on a grove of tufa towers emerging from the water of Mono Lake with soft green and dusty-red wild grasses in the foreground, Canada geese in the shallow water with reflections of the rocky towers, and desert hills in the distance.

Chautauqua spotlight: The nature of your garden

If you really want to attend the Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua, but are finding it hard to tear yourself away from your garden for a June weekend, we’ve got a program just for you! Join expert Alan Pollack, M.D. for his talk “The nature of your garden” to learn a whole new dimension in gardening: wildlife habitat! Alan’s background in wildlife rehabilitation and landscape design, coupled with his love of birds, make him the perfect guide to making your garden attractive to wildlife as well as humans, or even getting it certified as official wildlife habitat.

Register today for this and other wonderful walks, talks, and field programs during the Eighth Annual Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua, June 19–21, 2009. Basic registration starts at only $60 for four programs of your choice throughout the weekend. And remember … this is not your ordinary bird festival!