Edmonds Demo Garden offering Bird Fest activities Sept. 15

As part of Puget Sound Bird Festival this weekend, the Edmonds Wildlife Habitat Native Plant Demonstration Garden has several events on Sunday, Sept. 15 from noon to 4 p.m.

Several speakers will be providing information about establishing a Native Plant Bird Garden. Marilyn Salter will be giving a special program at 12:30 p.m. for people who live in apartments and condos so they, too, can have a small bird garden and support local birds.

There will also be a celebration at 3:30 p.m. for City of Edmonds’ ninth year as a National Wildlife Federation Wildlife Community. In addition, there will be a native plant sale, and activities for kids and teens.

Schedule

Native Plant Sale: Noon – 4 p.m. 

Garden Tours: 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. 

Kids Activities: 12:15 -3:15 p.m. 

Teen Birders Table: Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Celebration: 3:30 p.m. 

 Presentations 

12:30 p.m. – Creating a Bird Sanctuary on Your Balcony with Marilyn Salter 

1:30 p.m. – Naturescaping for Bird Friendly Gardens with Julie O’Donald

2:30 p.m. – Native Plants and Birds with Don Norman and Nancy Moore

1:30 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. – Short program — Using Binoculars and Seeing Birds with Dr. Alan Mearns

The Demo Garden is located on the northwest corner of Pine Street and Edmonds Way (S.R.104). There is free parking on Pine Street and for those with limited mobility there is parking in the Hatchery Parking area down the driveway on the right hand side of Pine Street.

For more information visit www.pilchuckaudubon (programs), email garden@pilchuckaudubon.org or call 425-771-8165.

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