TreeSong Nature Awareness and Retreat Center will host a virtual class, “Owls of the Pacific Northwest” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 5. Owls never fail to fascinate and amaze us and an encounter with one is always memorable. Instructor Laura Whittemore will introduce students to the owls of the Pacific Northwest and offer tips on how to become a better owl watcher. Whittemore has taught classes for Audubon Society of Portland and previously worked for Backyard Bird Shop. She holds a BA in Biology from Lewis and Clark College and has traveled in the U.S.A., Australia, South Africa and Antarctica in search of birds. Registration is required at treesongnatureawareness.org/class-registration/meettheowlsmarch2023. The class fee ranges from $10 to $20. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a BIPOC discount.