Ever wonder about a bird you heard while walking through the redwoods? Could you figure out what it is, and what it was saying?

Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen), and San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory (SFBBO) for a fun and educational webinar about birds in one of Midpen’s new open spaces Bear Creek Redwoods Preserve! Local Naturalist Jeff Caplan will teach tools and tips for identifying and connecting with common birds you might meet in the redwood forests. Jeff focuses on mindfulness, curiosity and bird language to help people from diverse backgrounds feel safe and connected in nature. This basic birding webinar will be great for all ages, especially kids and adults ages 12 and up!

All registrants will receive the access link prior to the event.

About the Instructor:

Jeff Caplan has more than 30 years of experience as a naturalist and a teacher of communication skills. He has lead workshops in Yosemite through the University of California as well as internationally in Malaysia, the Galapagos and in the Amazon jungles of Ecuador. His Bird Language Workshops help participants cultivate a common language for connecting more deeply with nature and birds. ​For more info on Jeff’s future workshops please go to CommonLanguageNature.com.

Jeff Caplan holding a hawk

About Bear Creek Redwoods:

Bear Creek Redwoods Preserve is a Midpen preserve that stretches 1,432-acres and is a cultural landscape with a history spanning tens of thousands of years located just south of Los Gatos. Among the steep canyons and ancient redwood stumps, you’ll also find Ohlone mortar stones and the remnants of Alma College. To learn more about how we came to protect Bear Creek Redwoods read this blog post by POST’s Redwood Program Manager, Justin Garland.

This event is part of POST’s community event series, which is open to the general public as well as POST donors. We hope you’ll join us! We also curate a separate series of private events for our donors. Learn how you can support POST here: openspacetrust.org/support-post

Feature photo by Tom Grey

About our Partners

Peninsula Open Space Trust protects and cares for open space, farms and parkland in and around Silicon Valley. Since 1977, POST has protected over 79,000 acres in San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties.

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is an independent special district in the San Francisco Bay Area that has preserved a regional greenbelt system of over 63,000 acres of public land and manages 26 open space preserves.

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San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitats through science and outreach. Birds are excellent indicators of ecosystem health. They are highly visible and cost-effective to track, and are sensitive to environmental change.

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