Saturday February 15th, 9am-4pmGuided Hikes 10am & 3pm
All Ages- under 15 with adult
Join us for the 23rd annual Great Backyard Bird Count! Become a citizen scientist by helping to count birds. Anyone can participate–count for as little or as long as you wish! Record the birds you see through the windowed Wildlife Observation Room and/or on guided hikes, and take home a Citizen Scientist button! Champaign County Audubon Society members will be available to answer questions and provide instruction in bird identification. Dress for the weather, and bring binoculars if you have them or borrow a pair at the nature center. Free activity stations will also be available.
To learn more about this annual four-day-long nationwide event, visit gbbc.birdcount.org/.
And while you’re here, don’t forget to come by and check out the Grand Opening of our newly renovated Nature Store, restocked with an all new inventory! The new store will officially be open from 9am-4pm, featuring new products including eco-friendly everyday products, nature-themed children’s toys, and more! All proceeds will support district environmental programs.