Sugar Grove offers backyard bird-watching workshop
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[January 19, 2013]
Not sure what birds are visiting your feeders, or just need a
refresher? Join Janet Rasmussen, trained by the Grand Prairie Master
Naturalist program, at a workshop to learn how to identify more than
30 winter residents as well as how to attract them. Workshop
participants will also receive a log feeder and learn how to make
peanut butter suet -- a favorite of woodpeckers and nuthatches.
Sugar Grove Nature Center is offering the "Backyard Bird Watching
Basics & Log Feeder Workshop" on Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon.
will also find out how you can participate in the
Backyard Bird Count, scheduled for Feb. 15-18. This program is
sponsored by the John Wesley Powell Audubon Society.
The workshop fee is $5 for members of the nature center and $8
for nonmembers. Registration is required. For more information or to
register, phone 309-874-2174 or email
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Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in historic Funks Grove,
just south of Bloomington-Normal, off Old Route 66. For a map and
directions to the nature center, membership and program information,
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