Here's something different to get your kids into spring and into nature - take them on a guided birding walk.
The event includes "binocular boot camp" - which is a bird-watching hike led by Sonoma Birding co-founders Tim Rusert and Darren Peterie. The goal is to find 20-25 species of birds (over 170 of wintering birds might be found).
What: Bird-a-Thon walk
When: March 24, 2013 from 9:30-11:30
Where: Jack London Park (2400 London Ranch Road, Glen Ellen, CA); meet in the upper parking lot.
Cost: $10/person (and $10 parking fee)
RSVP: Space is limited.
Who: Kids ages 8-15 and parents
Bring: binoculars, hiking shoes, warm clothing, snack, water