[CT Birds] International Migratory Bird Day - May 13th
cfolsom-okeefe at audubon.org
Fri May 5 12:54:55 EDT 2017
Audubon Connecticut, Menunkatuck Audubon, and project partners will be hosting an International Migratory Bird Day event on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 8am-2pm in New Haven, CT to celebrate how New Haven is enhancing urban areas for migratory songbirds and creating healthy neighborhoods for people. The event, which will take place at East Rock Park Ranger Pavilion & College Woods, will include morning bird walks, family-friendly activities, music by folk band Bait & Switch, and live birds of prey from Audubon Sharon and a live waterfowl show by the Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy. The event is free and open to the public.
This event is brought to you on behalf of the New Haven Harbor Watershed Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership*. Through this partnership, we are creating a network of urban oases - habitats for birds and people - across New Haven. Partners are working together to connect people and habitats, restore open spaces, improve water quality in Long Island Sound and inspire the next generation of conservation leaders.
*Urban Refuge Partners include: Audubon Connecticut, City of New Haven Department of Parks, Recreation and Trees, Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Common Ground High School, Urban Farm and Environmental Center, Urban Resources Initiative, Yale Peabody Museum, Menunkatuck Audubon Society, Southern Connecticut State University, and New Haven Public Schools
Schedule of Events
(all events at Ranger Pavilion/College Woods unless noted)
8am- Bird walk, Dan Barvir - leaves from Eli Whitney Museum
9am- Bird walk, Corrie Folsom-O'Keefe- leaves from Eli Whitney Museum
10am- Bilingual Bird Walk, Craig Repasz & Ivette Lopez - leaves from College Woods
10:30am-12pm- Live music, Bait & Switch
11am-12pm- Meet and Greet birds of prey with Audubon Sharon
1-2pm- Livingston Ripley waterfowl bird show
*All day- Partner tables, plant sale, family-friendly activities, food trucks
IBA Program Coordinator
Cfolsom-okeefe at audubon.org
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