Families are for the birds…

The Birds of Redwood Hill – Family Bird Walk

Saturday, July 29     10:00 am

Bird watching is a great way to get families together to enjoy the outdoors.  Join us for a family bird watching walk to learn about the birds that make the Redwood Hill Preserve home.  Birders Marcie Jacklin and Tim Seburn will discuss their nesting bird survey of the Preserve, help identify birds along the trail and provide tips for beginning birders.

Wear comfortable closed-toe shoes and bring binoculars, water and insect repellent.

This program is best for families with children age 6 and up.

Registration is appreciated.

 

 

This program will take place at the Redwood Hill Preserve, 44010 Stine Rd., Redwood.  click for map

About the Presenters

Marcie Jacklin is an avid birder who leads hikes and gives presentations for  Niagara Region nature clubs in the U.S. and Canada.  She has long been involved as a voluntary co-coordinator or participant in many wild bird Citizen Science monitoring programs including National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Counts and Reporter for American Birds; Canadian Wildlife Service Breeding Bird Surveys; Important Bird Areas monitoring in Canada, and more.   Marcie is a Science Librarian at Brock University and her current research involves wellness of nursing home residents who have been introduced to birdwatching.

Tim Seburn is a retired civil servant and amateur naturalist who was first taught the plants and animals of Niagara by his Sunday school teacher, Bert Miller. As an adult, Tim has expanded his areas of interest to include butterflies and birds. Tim is a life-long resident of Fort Erie, Ontario who helped to found the Friends of Fort Erie’s Creeks, the Bert Miller Nature Club and the Niagara Land Trust.