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SLO Botanical Garden – Birding at the Garden

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San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden to Present:
Birding at the Garden with The Morro Coast Audubon Society

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA— San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is pleased to welcome Eric Wier and Jay Carroll of the Morro Coast Audubon Society on Saturday, March 7th from 9 AM to 11 AM for a birding walk for all skill levels. This engaging walk through the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden and the surrounding environs will get you acquainted with the wide variety of feathered friends found in SLO County. We will look for spring birds, with likely sightings of: White-tailed Kite, Red-shouldered Hawk, California Quail, and California Scrub-jay.

The walk will begin near the purple entrance to the SLO Botanical Garden.  If you have binoculars please bring them; if not, loaners will be available. Walk is $5 for Garden and Audubon members / $10 non-members. Registration is preferred. For more information visit

Jessica Griffiths has been working as a wildlife biologist for nearly 20 years.  She currently works as a biologist for Althouse and Meade, Inc. in Paso Robles.  Prior to moving to the SLO area, Jessica worked in Big Sur for the Ventana Wildlife Society, overseeing all of their songbird research projects and running the Big Sur Ornithology Lab for several years.  She is actively involved with Morro Coast Audubon and leads year-round bird walks for birders of all ages.

Marlin Harms became interested in nature–especially birds, wildflowers and intertidal life–and found that a camera was a great way to explore and learn, primarily with macro or telephoto lens. He started in photography many years ago and had his own black-and-white darkroom. Marlin is Member of the Morro Coast Audubon Society, California Native Plant Society and other nature-based organizations.

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