Come join our monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!
Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.
Join our week-long celebration of Earth Day and our majestic oaks. View displays created by Descanso horticulture staff at the lake, Bird Observation Station, and California Garden that celebrate the importance of our oaks and the habitat they create. Attend tours everyday at 11am and don’t miss the plant giveaway Saturday morning (while supplies last).
Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.
Help care for Descanso Gardens and get service hours for school at this student volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.
All experience levels are welcome.
For ages 12-15. Adult chaperones must be present.
Bring gardening gloves and water.
Remember to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes.
Limited space available, RSVP required
RSVP to email@example.com by Saturday, April 22, 2023. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.
Registration opens April 14 at 10am
Join artist Virginia Hein for a sketch walk through the gardens on Thursday, May 4 from 5–6:30pm. This class is designed as an introduction to quick location sketching and each participant is given a small panorama sketchbook and waterproof pen (included in class price). Bring a spirit of curiosity, play and experimentation.
$40 for members/$45 for non-members, materials are included. Advance registration required. registration opens April 14.
Image: © Virginia Hein
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