Led by local experts and outdoor enthusiasts, these tours introduce new and different ways to appreciate the richness of Hendricks Park. Topics covered by the tours include: forest ecology, rhododendron varieties in bloom, edible and medicinal plants, mushrooms, birding, habitat restoration, among others.
Spring Walking Tours, 2021
April 11, 2021
Join field botanist Steven Yeager on our inaugural 2021 Spring Tour. Learn to identify and use edible and medicinal plants with one of the preeminent herbal educators in the northwest. Rain or shine bring enthusiasm and loupe (hand lens).
April, 25, 2021
Birding in Hendricks Park
Join long-time birders and avian educators Donna Albino and Mmieko Aoki for this early morning park stroll. Learn bird identification through observation of field markings, behavior, listening to songs and calls. Hear stories and lore.
May 30, 2021
Walk the meandering paths of the resplendent rhododendron garden with Emily Aune, Hendricks Park’s head gardener. Unique trees and ornamental shrubs. Tips on how to care for rhododendrons. Park history and heritage.