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August 3, 2021

“Birds in Your Landscape” presentation set Aug. 17

Photo/Elizabeth Thornton
Bluebirds and dozens of other species frequent suburban landscapes in Virginia.
Bridgewater College associate professor Robyn Puffenbarger will give the presentation at the Northern Fauquier Community Park.
The Master Gardeners of Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties will host a “Birds in Your Virginia Landscape” presentation from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17.

Dr. Robyn Puffenbarger will introduce a number of species you can expect to see in a Virginia suburban landscape and cover topics including population variation based on migration patterns. Dr. Puffenbarger also will explain ways to welcome birds safely to your space. She has documented an average of 74 bird species a year on or near her property since 2003.

Dr. Puffenbarger is an associate professor and chair of biology and environmental science at Bridgewater College.

The program will take place at the Farmstead Pavilion at Northern Fauquier Community Park on Route 55 east of Marshall.

The program is free, but the Master Gardeners request preregistration by email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or by phone at 540-341-7950.

Click here for more information about the local Master Gardeners.

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