Programs for College and Continuing Education


Introduction to Ornithology

The Introduction to Ornithology program will provide insight into how life history & physiological traits distinguish birds from other animals & birds within species. Discover how structural and behavioral adaptations allow birds to be uniquely adapted to take advantage of habitats across the globe. Explore the history of Sylvan Heights and learn about conservation and research projects conducted at the park and around the world.

This program includes live animals.


Program Duration: 45 minutes

Program Fee: $75.00 



Educational Guided Tour

On an educational guided tour of the park, your group will learn about the history of Sylvan Heights and get an in depth view of the unique adaptations, biology, and behaviors of birds. Educational guided tours can be focused to fit your group’s learning objectives and interests. Educational guided tours are recommended for groups of 30 or less.


Tour Duration: approx 1.5 hours

Program Fee: $75.00 



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For any programs presented on weekends, there will be a surcharge of $25 per program.