Pre-registration at ashland.or.us/register required for all programs unless otherwise indicated adult programs (18 and up) commis s i o n E s t 1 9 0 8 AshlandParksandRec.org | Facebook.com/AshlandParksandRec | ParksInfo@ashland.or.us 7 Rogue Valley Bird Day Learn all about the birds you may see in the Rogue Valley, as well as the incredible journey of migrating birds at this local celebration of World Migratory Bird Day. Join us at North Mountain Park for free guided bird walks, live birds at the Wildlife Images exhibit, kid’s activities and bird calling contests for all ages. Everyone is invited to join the Big Sit, an effort to spot as many bird species as possible from a designated area at the pavilion. This free outdoor event is fun for the whole family. (Please leave pets at home.) Formoreinformation,visitRogueValleyBirdDay.netorcallthe North Mountain Park Nature Center at 541.488.6606. AGES All ages are welcome DAY Saturday DATE May 11 TIME 8am-Noon PLACE North Mountain Park COST FREE LIFELONG LEARNING Native Fish of Bear Creek - Who Lives in Your Backyard Stream? “Learning Free-for-All Week” – More info on p 37 Have You Been “Green” in Life? How about Going Green in Death? Explore what green burial really means and how it contributes to natural resource conservation. Learn your options for having a green burial right here in the Rogue Valley. Bring your curiosity, questions and a note pad for an evening of discussion and resources for planning your own green burial. Home funerals will also be discussed. WHO: Community members who are open to discussing death and disposition, with an interest in green burial WHAT: Gain a practical understanding of “green” burial in Jackson County and resources for planning your green burial INSTRUCTOR: Mary Ann Perry is a Certified Home Funeral Guide and advocate for family-directed death care and green burials AGES 15 & up DAY Sunday DATE February 10 TIME 4-5:30pm PLACE North Mountain Park COST $10 2 Introduction to Straw Bale Buildings “Learning Free-for-All Week” – More info on p 37 Rainwater Catchment System Design “Learning Free-for-All Week” – More info on p 37