Bird watching and nature exploration classes scheduled at New River CTC

[BEAVER, W.Va.] Transform your experience outdoors in New River Community and Technical College’s upcoming community education classes, bird watching and nature exploration, in Beaver, Summersville, Lewisburg and Princeton.

Through classroom instruction and outdoor experience students in bird watching will learn about different species of birds, their habitat and everyday activity.

The two-day bird watching classes are scheduled in Beaver, March 8 and 9; in Summersville, March 15 and 16; in Lewisburg, March 22 and 23; and in Princeton, March 29 and 30. All classes meet from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

In nature exploration, students will observe nature and learn about plants, animals and the impact that nature can have on humans. Families are encouraged to participate.

The nature exploration class is scheduled in Beaver, March 9; in Summersville, March 16; in Lewisburg, March 23; and in Princeton, March 30. All classes are from 2 to 4 p.m.

Tuition for the bird watching class is $50, and tuition for the nature exploration class is $40 for families, $20 for adults and $10 for children. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

For pre-registration deadlines or to register, visit or contact Gloria Kincaid (304-793-6101, or Jeanne Stone (304-883-2469,

New River CTC’s Workforce Education Division provides community education classes and employable educational opportunities including noncredit courses, workforce development programs and customized training.

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver).