Free presentations are available to educators located in San
Jose, Milpitas, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Monte Sereno, Los Gatos, and Cupertino.
Off-site presentations are available on a limited and first-come basis. Living
Wetlands classroom presentations are offered for grade levels 5-12. Presentations are tailored
to meet the individual needs of the classroom, teacher, and subject, and can be
adjusted accordingly. The following topics are typically discussed: the importance of wildlife refuges; wetland habitats; endangered species; human impact; water conservation; and plastics in the environment. Off-site presentations last about one period (45 minutes to 1
hour) and the maximum group size is 30 students.
To schedule an off-site presentation, contact the Living Wetlands Coordinator at
408-262-5513 ext. 102.
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Winter is a great time to see raptors in the San Francisco Bay Area. This American kestrel is about the size of a jay and can often be found sitting on power lines. They sometimes hover in the air hunting for food. Its primary food is insects.