Managing Eastern Bluebirds

Date & Time: 
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Location/Address: 
Noble Research Institute Protected Ag Demo Area
2510 Sam Noble Pkwy.
Ardmore
Description: 

Eastern bluebirds are among the most beautiful songbirds, which were declining up until the point that people began providing nest boxes for them. Come learn about eastern bluebirds, and other cavity-nesting songbirds, and how to build, place and manage their nest boxes. During this course, you will build a nest box that you can take home. You should also have the opportunity to view actual bluebird nesting activity in nest boxes.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
Eastern bluebird ecology
Other bird species that use similar nesting habitat
How to construct an eastern bluebird nesting box
How to place and manage a bluebird nesting box
The importance of predator management
Identification of different types of bird nests
The nonnative, invasive species that affect bluebird nesting

HOW YOU WILL LEARN:
In-field discussion
Hands-on demonstration
Q&A

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Landowners and members of the public who are interested in learning about eastern bluebirds and other cavity-nesting songbirds

WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING:
Outdoor weather-appropriate attire
Phillips screwdriver or electric screwdriver (if you have one, otherwise we will provide one)

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