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Simple and Novel Techniques for Feeding Birds | In-person class

February 12, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class is full

Using different methods for feeding birds is a fun and impactful way to attract a variety of bird species to your home garden. In this class, join us for a morning of examining feeder designs, food offerings, and placement techniques developed by Herb Lewis through his many years of observing feeding behaviors. Proven in Herb’s own backyard bird oasis, these simple and novel techniques can help bring birds into close view and make your bird watching experience even more enjoyable. Weather permitting, we will be taking a walk to view examples of a few designs.

Capacity is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Additional Information: This class will take place in person at the Huntsville Botanical Garden, and all class attendees are expected to adhere to the Garden’s health and safety guidelines. All attendees will be asked to follow the Garden’s safety measures in accordance with guidelines from the CDC and the ADPH. Maximum capacity for this class is 20 attendees, plus the instructors. Attendees will enter the Guest Center and check in at the front desk. From there, a staff member will guide you to the class location in the Murray Hall. The class will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m., so please arrive at the Garden 15 minutes early to allow time to travel to the class location.

Pricing:
Members: $35
Non-Members: $60

This class is full

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About Herb Lewis:

Since retiring in 2004, Herb Lewis has dedicated himself to landscaping, birding, and photography. Over the past 18 years, he has channeled his knowledge and experience into creating a natural wildlife habitat within his own backyard garden to attract native and migrating birds. Herb is an Honorary Master Gardener, has served as an instructor for Master Gardener classes covering three counties, and has provided workshops for the annual Alabama Audubon Mountain Workshop. Herb and his wife Terry sponsored and helped develop the Lewis Birding Trail at the Huntsville Botanical Garden, where he also serves as a volunteer shuttle driver and docent.

Huntsville Botanical Garden

4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
(256) 830-4447