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All About Bluebirds

ONSITE | Tuesday, April 18, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Instructor: Joe Sanders

$45 Non-member Adult**

(**Arboretum Members receive a 10% discount on all classes.)

Course Capacity: 18

2 hour credit | BRN Elective - Wildlife | BREG Elective - Pollinators

The recent upsurge in bluebird populations can largely be attributed to a movement of volunteer citizens establishing and monitoring bluebird nest boxes. Joe Sanders has been a bluebird protector for decades. His presentation gives an up close look at life in an active nest box and focuses on threats that bluebird's survival. Wear sturdy shoes and appropriate clothing for a walk to various nesting sites on the Arboretum grounds and an outdoor demonstration on how to monitor bluebird nest boxes.

Joe Sanders has been working with bluebird restoration for over 30 years and is currently a County Representative for the North Carolina Bluebird Society. He has taught classes to numerous community garden groups and currently monitors nest boxes during the nesting season, including those on the Arboretum grounds.

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April 18, 2023


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