Register for Audubon AR Backyard Bird Event!


WHAT: Audubon Arkansas Backyard Bird Event

WHEN: Saturday, February 13 – 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE: Audubon Center (4500 Springer Boulevard) in Little Rock

Learn how native plants, garden features, and smart planning can make your yard a healthy habitat for birds, butterflies, and beneficial wildlife.

  • Learn tips from experts that can help your yard/garden come alive.
  • Enhance your bird and butterfly knowledge.
  • Join a morning bird walk and learn tips on winter birding (no charge).
  • Participate in the 13th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC).
  • Develop a plan for your backyard that restores habitat, saves water, reduces chemicals, and enhances the beauty and enjoyment of your yard.
  • Tour the Audubon Center.

Schedule of Events:

  • 8:00 – 9:45  – Audubon Center Birding with Dr. Dan “The Bird Man” Scheiman, Audubon Arkansas & Audubon Society of Central Arkansas
  • 9:45 – 10:05 – Register for Bird/Garden Event
  • 10:05 – 10:10 – Welcome by Mary Smith, Audubon Arkansas
  • 10:10 – 10:55 – Attracting Birds to Your Backyard by Jim Allen, Owner, Wild Birds Unlimited
  • 10:55 – 11:40 – Butterfly Gardening by Lori Spencer, Author, Arkansas Butterflies and Moths
  • 11:40 – 1:00 – Lunch, Shop, Network Books, Bird/Garden Features, Audubon@Home
  • 1:00 – 3:00 – Native Plant Gardening by Mary Ann King, Owner, Pine Ridge Gardens (Lecture plus interactive time to prepare garden plan for where you live.)

Cost: $50.00 for workshop and organic lunch. Space is limited so reserve by February 3. Indicate if you prefer vegetarian lunch.

For more information, contact Mary Smith at (501)244-2229 or


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