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Bird and Plant ID Walk at Lake Cunningham Park (San Jose) 
Saturday, December 16, 2023 09:00am
 

With the onset of winter, join us for a beginner’s bird and plant identification walk through Lake Cunningham Park. This lake is a major destination for waterfowl and migratory birds and its native garden draws many birds due to its habitat value. On this walk, Vicki Silvas-Young will show you how to identify the common birds of our area, while Arvind Kumar will identify the native plants that they depend on for food and shelter.

The distance is 2 miles round-trip on a level path. Bring a hat, water, your bird and plant lists, and binoculars. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

Space is limited. No drop-ins please. To complete the required RSVP, please visit our Chapter’s Meetup page. Driving directions and parking tips are provided on the Meetup page. We’ll meet at the Marina parking lot at 9am

This event is cosponsored by CNPS, Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society and Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority.

Location Lake Cunningham Park (San Jose)
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Upcoming Events

Fri May 31 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Friday Edgewood Restoration
Sat Jun 01 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Lake Cunningham Native Garden
Fri Jun 07 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Friday Edgewood Restoration
Sat Jun 08 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Lake Cunningham Native Garden
Tue Jun 11 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Forty Years of Change in a Serpentine Grassland, a talk by Lauren Hallett
Tue Jun 11 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Conservation Committee
Fri Jun 14 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Friday Edgewood Restoration
Sat Jun 15 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Lake Cunningham Native Garden
Sun Jun 16 @10:00AM - 12:30PM
Plant ID & Beach Adventure at Wilder Ranch State Park & Fern Grotto Beach (Santa Cruz County)
Tue Jun 18 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Drought-Tolerant Gardening for Native Bees, a talk by John Kehoe