*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

Birdlife of Central Virginia

The course will look at groups of birds in Central Virginia, with an emphasis on the unique adaptations that enable them to live successfully in particular habitats. These will include birds of prey, woodland birds, birds of open areas, birds of wet areas, and migratory birds. The course will include three lectures and three field trips at nearby public parks with level trails.
Note: This course does not meet on Thursday, March 29.

Instructor Bio:

Jennifer Gaden is a graduate of Smith College and Columbia University. She has been interested in natural history and birds for most of her adult life. She is retired as an outreach educator for the former  Charlottesville chapter of the Virginia Museum of Natural History, is a longtime member and former president of the Monticello Bird Club, has been an active member of the Virginia Society of Ornithology and the Ivy Creek Foundation, and is a Master Naturalist. She formerly lived on Long Island, New York, where she founded the Great South Bay Audubon Society, a chapter of the National Audubon Society, which still thrives today. 

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
A400 Jennifer Gaden Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, Apr 5, 12 Th 9:30-11:00 a.m. Ivy Creek Natural Area WL

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