GOLDEN POND, Ky. (4/27/13) – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area invites all bird lovers to Woodlands Nature Station for a Birding Bonanza on Saturday, May 11. Enjoy guided walks, learn to identify common birds, get tips on attracting birds to your backyard, go on a scavenger hunt, enjoy face to face encounters with Nature Station’s birds, and more! All programs are free with Nature Station admission.
“If you like birds, Birding Bonanza is the day for you!” said Nature Station naturalist, Carrie Szwed. “We will be celebrating International Migratory Bird Day, the annual holiday on the second Saturday of May that honors earth’s most amazing international travelers, the migratory birds.”
Join us at Nature Station for a variety of family friendly activities and programs focused on learning all about birds:
• 9am Early Bird Walk
• Ongoing, 10am-4pm Backyard Bird Scavenger Hunt
• 11am Totally Turkeys
• 1:30pm Watching Warblers: How to Identify Common Warblers
• 3pm Who’s in My Bird Box?
For the Early Bird Walk wear comfortable walking shoes and bring an extra layer for a cool spring morning. Binoculars will be provided if you do not have your own.
Come Outside and Play at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. Managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Land Between The Lakes provides outdoor recreation, lake access, and environmental education for the public to enjoy. Visitors are encouraged to review the official website at www.lbl.org often for Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, temporary trail and road closures, and additional information, or call 800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000. Follow LBL on Twitter @LBLScreechOwl or @LandBtwnLakes.
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