“This article discusses several tried and true ways people remove lawn. From small patches to whole lawns–these techniques will get you started down the path to less lawn and more…pollinator flower beds? Trees? Shrubs? Veggie Garden? Your imagination is your only limit.”
Thank you to all who participated in this year’s count!
You can still enter data through March 1, 2018.
When: Sun, February 11, 2pm – 3pm
Where: Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens – 631 Berwyn Baptist Road – Devon, PA 19333
Join Phil Witmer* for an informative lecture about the Great Backyard Bird Count, and learn how to become a citizen scientist through this important winter event.
Saturday February 3, 2018
631 Berwyn Baptist Rd, Devon, PA 19333
Free and open to public.
Click here to download the instruction sheet.
* Phil Witmer is an avid birder and conservationist with over 30 years birding experience. He is a past board member of Bucks County Audubon Society, past-president of the Delaware Valley Ornithological Club, one of the oldest birding clubs in the country, and is on the board of Audubon PA. He is also active locally in Bird Town initiatives, volunteers banding Northern Saw-whet owls, monitors American kestrel boxes and has attended Powdermill Preserve’s trainings on passerine banding. While certainly not an expert on bird identification, he has devoted much time to the conservation of birds, the forces driving their decline and what we need to do to save them. He leads walks at Mill Grove Center and lectures on a variety of related topics. He has spent many hours enjoying the birds at his backyard feeders.
Learn the joys of watching birds in your backyard and the keys to identifying the birds you see. Explore techniques for attracting a wide variety of birds, methods for providing a safe habitat for our feathered friends and tools for enhancing the experience.
Dates: February 23 – March 2, 2018
Meets: 12 N to 2:00 PM
Location: Creutzburg Center 100
Instructor: Phil Witmer
$55.00 Course Fee
Save $10 with a MLSN Membership
Tue, January 16, 1pm – 2pm
Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens – 631 Berwyn Baptist Road – Devon, PA 19333
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Human noise is changing how some songbirds sing, while causing chronic stress and reproductive problems in others.
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Discovery Center Coming in Fall 2018
Bird Friendly Communities