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Sunday, November 1
Connecting your yard with surrounding landscapes creates vital flight corridors for native and migratory birds, including bluebirds. Ornithologist Ian Stewart, using ArcGIS technology, demonstrates how your garden contributes to a larger ecosystem and supports bluebird populations. Learn the role of nest boxes in bluebird reproduction, identify where to place one in your yard, and leave with instructions on how to properly install and look after it. You’ll soon see that your yard becomes a new home for gorgeous bluebirds!
About the Instructor:
Ian Stewart, PhD, was raised in Newcastle, England and received a doctorate in ornithology from the University of Leicester. He has conducted research on tree swallows and bluebirds and how local land management activities are affecting bird numbers and diversity throughout the year. Ian is currently an Ornithologist at the Delaware Nature Society. Learn more about Ian Stewart and bluebirds in our Q&A.