Birding Bonanza!

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Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at Weyerhauser’s Cool Springs Environmental Education Center

When: Saturday, May 18th, 2013

Time: 8am – 2pm

Cost: $10/$5 kids ages 12 and under (payable by cash or check at registration/check in table)

Fun and interesting things to do for the whole family!

– Guided bird hikes at 8am, 10am, 12pm by Mike Campbell: Wildlife Resources Commission Outdoor Education Specialist. Learn how to identify local migratory and resident birds by sight and sound!

– Meet the producer of the award winning “REFUGE” film series featured on UNC-TV and abroad! Watch audio-video footage on their latest film and hear exciting stories of their encounters with local wildlife while filming. DVD’s will also be available for sale.

– Easy and fun make and take home bird crafts for kids ages 4 – 12.

– Indoor audio-visual presentation: “Eagles in the East” by Jerry Lotterhos: East Carolina Eagle Watch Coordinator and speaker for the American Eagle Foundation for Easter NC from 11am – 12pm.

– Educational tables with free bird related educational resources.

– Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy picnicking at one of our scenic pavilions!

For more information, call 252-514-3533, send an email, or visit www.coolsprings.org.

Submitted by: Melissa Patrick, Education Director, Cool Springs Environmental Education Center

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