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Naturalist Talks: Bird Habitats at Byrne Preserve

Thursday, February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Grassroots Ecology for an evening of learning and discussion about how we support our local birds – and how you can too!

Bird nesting season is upon us! The transition from winter to spring is full of exciting changes for birds: plumage colors become more vivid, songs fill the air to attract mates, and the search for safe nesting spots begins. They depend on good habitat and healthy ecosystems to thrive during this time.

Byrne Preserve, in Los Altos Hills, is an excellent place to observe these seasonal changes and to learn how our local birds benefit from Grassroots Ecology’s work to restore local ecosystems. Covering eighty-eight acres of rolling grassland, oak woodlands, creeks, and chaparral habitats, this preserve has the varied terrain and diversity of plant life which provides habitat for many animals. Grassroots Ecology has been working with the community of Los Altos Hills at Byrne Preserve since 2014.

Our restoration staff who steward the preserve will highlight their work to create and restore habitat for birds and share why it is so important that we support our local species. This talk will include background on Byrne Preserve, the nest box monitoring and maintenance program, how native plants provide essential habitat, and the fascinating relationships between birds and insects.

Q&A and discussion will follow the presentations. The Zoom link will be included in the confirmation email as well as on the online event page accessible after registration.

This virtual event will be recorded and the recording will be available on Grassroots Ecology’s Youtube page.

This event is open to all. Grassroots Ecology encourages people from all identities and backgrounds to participate in our programs.

Questions? Please email hannah@grassrootsecology.org.

Organizer

Grassroots Ecology
Phone:
650-419-9880
Email:
info@grassrootsecology.org
Website:
http://www.grassrootsecology.org/