Event Details

Bird Festival

Time: April 9, 2011 from 8am to 1pm
Location: Catawba College
Street: 2300 West Innes St
City/Town: Salisbury
Website or Map: http://www.centerfortheenviro…
Phone: 704.637.4727
Event Type: family, fun, outside, birds, education, outdoors, crafts, art, hike
Organized By: Jessica Gilmore and Amanda Lanier
Latest Activity: Apr 4, 2011

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Event Description

This is a family event for ages 6 and over.  Those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Event Details

Hike 8 am-9am
Bring your binoculars and hiking shoes for an early morning hike in the Catawba College preserve, led by Dr. Steve Coggin, Professor of Biology.  Be on the lookout for migrating warblers and ducks as well as native chickadees, titmice, and woodpeckers!

Live Bird Presentation 11 am
Bob Pendegrass from Dan Nicholas Park will demonstrate the sport of falconry!

9 am-1pm

International Migratory Bird Day Station
The signature program of Environment For The Americas, IMBD is the only international education program that highlights and celebrates the migration of
nearly 350 species of migratory birds between nesting habitats in North America and non-breeding grounds in Latin America, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

Targeting Recreation and Environmental Knowledge
Come try out the new T.R.E.K packs, filled with books and activities to use on the Catawba College preserve!

Bird Masks
Enjoy making and wearing a bird mask to where around the festival! 

Nature Journals
Create your own journal to take with you on an expedition into the preserve!

The Bird Feeder
Help yourself to some birdie nibbles and hot chocolate!

Owl Pellet Dissection Station
You can dissect owl pellets to learn about the foods that this predatory bird eats!

Face Painting
Have images of birds painted on your face!

Paper Making
Learn how to make your own paper!

What Bird Are You?
Join in activities that let you act, sing, and fly like your favorite avian friends!

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