Friday, May 7, 2010

5/17-18: Hillsboro Main hosts bird workshops

photo, Early bird gets the worm.... by Vishal PatelHillsboro Main Library is hosting two programs about birds.

What Makes a Bird a Bird?, Monday, May 17 from 3:30 to 4:30 PM
Children in grades 1 through 3 can see and touch feathers, bones, eggs, and nests while learning about birds. Stay longer for a bird walk outside and use binoculars for an up-close look at local birds. Space is limited to 20. Register (required) by calling 503-615-6500.

Attracting Birds to Your Yard. Tuesday, May 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM
Learn ways to make your yard a welcoming habitat for birds from the Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve experts. Get tips for setting up a bird feeding station and strategies for living with wildlife, both welcome and unwelcome. This is a drop–in class.

Hillsboro Main Library is located at 2850 NE Brookwood Parkway.