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Joshua Watson

Grand Marais, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Joshua Watson

Josh, a born and raised resident of Cook County, began birdwatching when he was 11 years old. Learning under such birding experts as Bob Janssen, John Hockema, he quickly became a household name in Minnesota birding. At the age of 15 he became the youngest person in Minnesota to successfully see and identify more than 300 species of birds in a single calendar year in the state of Minnesota. Now in his early 30’s, Josh has traveled all over the state, country, and even the world in pursuit of birds and adventure!

Current Courses Offered by Joshua Watson

2 Days
Teaser image for Boreal Birding Workshop

Boreal Birding Workshop

Spring in northeastern Minnesota is truly alive with life. After a winter of cold and white, there is a veritable explosion of all things feathered. The Boreal Birding Workshop is field focused, offering students a rare opportunity to immerse in this world and develop an appreciation for the wide range…
Fri, May 31st, 2019  –  Sat, Jun 1st, 2019
7am - 4pm
Instructors: Bob Janssen, Joshua Watson