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Great Backyard Bird Count Day

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Details

Date:

February 17

Time:

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:

Education Center

Great Backyard Bird Count Day 2024

On Saturday, February 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Arboretum will celebrate its Great Backyard Bird Count Day with beginner bird walks, bird crafts and live bird demonstrations available to the public. This is in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count, an international effort to encourage people of all ages to report their observations of birds to help scientists learn about their populations.  This program is free; however, standard non-member parking fees apply.

Time Activity Location
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Indoor Exhibitors Education Center Lobby
10:00 a.m. Introduction to eBird Education Center Classrooms
10:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Bird Crafts Education Center Lobby
10:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. Bird Mist Netting Demonstration Bird-Friendly Garden
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Live Streaming Mist Netting Demonstration Bird-Friendly Garden
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Beginning Bird Walk 1, Arboretum Staff Starting at Education Center Lobby
3:00 p.m. Live Raptor Demonstration Education Center Classrooms
1:00 p.m. Beginning Bird Walk 2, Ventures Birdwatching Tours Starting at Education Center Lobby