Pacing: Slow, with frequent stops to view and listen for birds.
Amenities: We will try to have bathroom stops every two hours, with a mix of standard portajohns, and more formal facilities
Public Transit: Gresham Park & Ride
Rest Stops: Frequent stops in the van
Distance: Most of our stops will feature short hikes of less than 100 yards
Elevation Changes: Most stops flat; one optional section of short but steep trail at the end of the trip.
Trail Tread and Width:We will mostly be on pavement and gravel roads.
Sun Exposure: Full
Field Trip Details
- Date: May 20, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Class fee: $98 members / $128 non-members
- This is a van-based trip. We will meet at the Gresham Park & Ride and go to Wasco County together.
Brodie Cass Talbott
Brodie works as an educator with Portland Audubon. After many years of wildland firefighting and leading river tours, he spent six years living and teaching across Asia, where his interest in birds became his passion. He has birded across five continents, and uses his experience in education and ecotourism to share his love of the outdoors with people from all ages, backgrounds, and abilities, with an eye towards increasing access to wild spaces for people from diverse communities.