Wingding
Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Join Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District and the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society (SCVAS) for a FREE day of adventure, science, birding, hiking, and discovery! Play all day or just stay awhile! Learn about local birds, insects, and bats. 

Schedule of Activities

10:00 am – 3:00 pm Exhibitors and General Activities OPEN
11:00 am – 2:30 pm SAJJ Mediterranean and Kona Ice (onsite food vendors available)

GUIDED WALKS (durations approximate)—Walks require advance sign-up at event

  • Dragonfly/Damselfly/Butterfly Walks (60 minutes) Search for things with colorful wings!
    10:00 am; 2:30 pm
  • Bird Walks (60 minutes) Discover the amazing world of birds!
    10:30 am; 12:00 pm
  • Geocaching Walks (90 minutes) Learn to geocache and fi nd bird-themed treasures!
    11:00 am; 1:30 pm
  • iNaturalist Walk (60 minutes) Become a citizen scientist – learn to share nature observations!
    (*Download iNaturalist app to smartphone from home; cell service is very limited at the event site)
    12:30 pm
  • Insect Walks (60 minutes) Fascinating forms and functions abound!
    11:30 am; 2:00 pm

LIVE ANIMAL PRESENTATIONS

  • Native Bird Connections
    11:00 am; 1:00 pm

Activities/Crafts include:

  • Bird House Building
  • Owl pellet dissections
  • Aquatic insect discovery station
  • Insect, bat, and bird hands-on science
  • “Bird Banding” bracelets
  • Crafts: bat gliders; dragonfly clips; bird masks; binoculars

Exhibitors:

Food Vendors:

Parking is free
Heavy rain cancels the event
Sorry – No dogs allowed

 

Directions

Wingding is located in the preserve equestrian parking lot on Skyline Boulevard located one mile south of the Skyline Blvd. (Highway 35) and Page Mill/Alpine Road intersection. After entering the Preserve, please follow posted signs and/or onsite attendant. Those traveling from I-280 on Page Mill Rd. should allow approximately 45 minutes travel time.

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