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From Flowers to Feathers: Bird Habitat for Your Yard
June 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Learn about incorporating native plants into your yard, basic principles of design, and how native plants help many wildlife species, especially birds! Join in on presentations from Urban Ecology Center and Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory, Inc. staff, who look forward to sharing their bird-focued experience and expertise. Native plants will be on sale, so you can start creating habitat in your yard right away! A portion of proceeds from the sale will benefit the UEC.
From Flowers to Feathers Schedule:
9 am – 1 pm • Native plant sale
9 am • Native Plants & Birds in the City – Bill Mueller, WGLBBO
9:45 am • Why Plant Natives? – Kim Forbeck, UEC Land Steward
10:45 am • Principles of Native Landscape Design – Jeff Veglahn, UEC Land Steward
11:30 am • Keeping Birds Alive – Brian Lenz, WGLBBO
12:15-1 pm • Guided Hike
For everyone | Free – donations appreciated