Friday April 17, 2020 – 7-9pm
Saturday, April 18, 2020 – 9am-3pm
Mountain Laurel Waldorf School, 16 S. Chestnut St, New Paltz, NY
102 Kukuk Lane, Kingston, New York 12401, is an approximation for where the program is held. The location will be marked with a Wild Earth sign.
Kristi Dranginis & Connor Stedman
Friday – $10 Suggested Program Fee (Accessible Pricing Available)
Saturday – $95.00
Drop us an email or give us a call and we'll be happy to answer your questions.
What is that bird teaching you? This outdoor, experiential workshop offers an opportunity to observe and learn bird language first hand in the field.
The workshop will include:
The bulk of our course will take place at Kukuk Lane in Kingston from 9 am to 3 pm. It is important that folks show up at 8:45 am sharp so that we can begin our morning bird sit. Please allow yourself extra time in the morning if needed.
What you will need: You will need to bring a notebook and pens for recording data. You should dress in layers and bring waterproof gear, April mornings can often be cold and wet. You will be sitting in a field for about an hour, we highly recommend bringing a pad or blanket to sit on. Also bring a water bottle and snack for the morning.
About Kristi Dranginis & Connor Stedman
In addition to her online courses she teaches birding at traditional skills events like Rabbit Stick, Winter Count, Saskatoon Circle, Buckeye, Sharpening Stone and for amazing organizations like the Boulder Outdoor Survival School, The Women’s Wilderness Institute, Crow Canyon Archeological Center, The Vermont Wilderness School, Flanders Nature Center, Eight Shields and The Powerhouse Science Center.
Connor co-organized the internationally acclaimed Carbon Farming Course; has served on leadership teams for Art of Mentoring workshops in Vermont, California, Idaho, Texas, North Carolina, Ontario, and the British Isles; and is a graduate of both the Wilderness Awareness Residential Program and the Regenerative Design and Nature Awareness program. Connor holds an M.S. in Natural Resources from the University of Vermont’s Field Naturalist and Ecological Planning program and a B.S. in Eco-Social Design from Gaia University International.