Up at the Bent”, will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, April 8 at 7:00 PM in the Kingsley
Room of the Southbury Library, 100 Poverty Road in Southbury.
Come talk with the staff of
the Audubon Center at Bent of the River at 185 East Flat Hill Road in the South
Britain hamlet of Southbury, off Route 172, to learn land management practices
to attract birds and other wildlife.
Audubon Center at Bent of the River land management staff will provide insights
on how residents can improve their landscapes to provide better habitats for
birds and other wildlife. Topics will include the Bent’s forest monitoring
program, bird banding, the Bent’s Bluebird Trail and Pomperaug Restoration
Project, invasive species removal, native plants for landscaping. Focus of
conversation will be on shrub and grassland habitat species including
butterflies, dragon flies and plants they require to survive and thrive.
Presentation will be ideal for homeowners interested in improving their gardens
and landscape for wildlife.
Meeting free and open to general public. To learn more about the Audubon Center at Bent of the River, visit http://bentoftheriver.audubon.org.