In between your waterbird monitoring and shorebird stewardship be sure to check out these FREE Upcoming Programs via the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge!
Invite Birds and Butterflies to Your Yard
Wednesday, April 8th 6-7pm
Join wildlife refuge staff as they lead a how-to presentation on attracting these colorful creatures to your backyard. Free booklets provided to first 30 attendees. Held at the Westbrook Public Library, 61 Goodspeed Drive, Westbrook 06498. Call Ranger Shaun Roche for more information at 860-399-2513.
The Buzz about Bees!
Friday, April 10th 6-7pm
Join Dr. Kimberly Stoner, entomologist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station as she gives a presentation on bees and pollinators. The decline of some bee species and the creation of good habitat for bees will be part of the discussion. Held at the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge 733 Old Clinton Rd. Westbrook 06498. Call Ranger Shaun Roche for more information at 860-399-2513.
The Hidden Lives of Snowy Owls
Saturday April 11th 6-7pm
During the winter of 2013-14 more snowy owls invaded the northeastern U.S. than in any winter in the past 100 years! Join Don Crockett, developer of the Project SNOWstorm interactive app, as he reveals what the study has shown us about the hidden lives of snowy owls. Held at the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge 733 Old Clinton Rd. Westbrook 06498. More information is available here: http://projectsnowstorm.org or by calling the refuge at 860-399-2513.