From owls and red-tailed hawks to cardinals and nuthatches, Dow Gardens has many feathered friends in residence. The Gardens also serve as a stop over for many unique (even rare) species of songbirds. Experience the birds of Dow Gardens during these Spring events!

Hiker watching through binoculars wild birds in the jungle. Bird watching tours
May 8, 2021  |  1 PM - 4 PM

Join Chippewa Nature Center Interpretive Naturalist Michelle Fournier, in the Forest Classroom, to learn birding basics such as binocular use and selection, tips on bird identification, using field guides, and smartphone apps for birding. Then, venture out and practice your birding skills on the trails at Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens. Loaner binoculars will be available, or feel free to bring your own. Participants will be invited to end their day with a complimentary beverage and pastry at the Café.  $25.00 per person.