Field Trips and Events

Monthly COSA Bird Walk

Second Saturday of every month @ at the Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Conservation Open Space Area (COSA), accessed through the parking lot of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) building on West Line Street.

  • October – May walks start at 8:30 am
  • June – September walks start at 7:30 am
  • No walk

Upcoming Field Trips

Big Day Fundraiser, July 11, 2020; $20 per person; Leaders: Nora Livingston and Santiago M. Escruceria Join Nora and Santiago in a fun all-day birding adventure in Mono County to help raise scholarship funds for local students. We will try to see as many species as possible during the day. If you can’t participate in person, you can donate a flat rate or per bird species we see. More details coming soon. Contact Nora ( for information. Students may attend for free if they participate in fundraising activities outside of the event to contribute.

More Information on the Monthly COSA Bird Walk and Census

The pond at the COSAAll are welcome – these walks are for birders of ALL LEVELS, beginners included! We will bring extra binoculars and field guides to share. If you’d like to print out a bird checklist, with blanks for adding your own discoveries, you can download that here: Please meet at 7:30am in June-September, or 8:30am during October-May at the BLM Building on West Line Street in Bishop.

To conserve and restore natural ecosystems.