Birds in Your Backyard

Do you know your backyard birds? Do you want to attract and nurture birds in your backyard? Join us at 7:30 pmThursday, November 17, 2016  at the Almonte United Church Social Hall (106 Elgin St., Almonte) for the next presentation in MVFN’s Natural History presentation series “Wild Creature Close-Ups”  . . .

“Birds in Your Backyard” will be presented by Cliff Bennett.

Cliff is MVFN’s best known naturalist and birder and he is also one of several founding members of the Mississippi Valley Field Naturalists,  founded nearly 30 years ago. Well-known locally –  a retired teacher and former Municipal Councillor – Cliff is an MVFN Champion for Nature, and currently sits on the MVFN Board of Directors and writes a birding column for the Lanark Era. Cliff has won many awards locally and provincially for the great many conservation and education initiatives he has headed up, including MVFN Christmas Bird Counts and other birding surveys contributing to bird conservation in Ontario, writing and publishing MVFN paddling and birding guides for exploring Lanark County, local “bioblitz” projects, and many other initiatives.

Do you know your backyard birds? Take a quiz during Cliff’s presentation on November 17th.

The presentation begins at 7:30 pm and discussion and refreshments follow the presentation. As always the natural history presentation event is FREE for MVFN members and FREE for youth 18 years and younger; others entrance fee of $5.

All are welcome. Hope to see you there!

Press Release: A Glimpse of Colour


Cliff at presquile



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