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 firstname.lastname@example.org.