Feathers are one of Nature’s most familiar and interesting structures. They are the defining feature of modern birds. However, as scientists explore the fossil record the distinction between birds and their relatives gets quite blurry. In this class, we explore the structure, types, function, and beauty of feathers.Sign up for this class
Online class participants will receive a Zoom link for the live class two hours before the class begins.
All online classes are recorded and participants receive a video replay that is available for two weeks after the date of the class.
20% TBG Member discount
Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Class availability limitations: None
Jeff Babson is an all-around naturalist, with particular interest in birds, butterflies, moths, beetles and dragonflies. Owner of Sky Island Tours, an environmental education and eco-tour company, Jeff has led birding tours for the Tucson Botanical Gardens, Pima County Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and several birding festivals in southern Arizona (Wings over Willcox, Southwest Wings, Tucson Birding and Nature Festival). He lives in Vail with his wife and two children.