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Feeding Our Feathered Friends

AMBOY – The Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center will be presenting a public program, Feeding Our Feathered Friends, on November 11 at 2 p.m.

Late autumn into winter is a wonderful time to become acquainted with avian friends who share all our seasons of the year.

A slide presentation will introduce the real snowbirds – local songbirds that endure the rigors of winter with us and brighten the season with their color, calls, and foraging behaviors.

Habitat, foraging techniques, as well as feeder and seed preferences will be covered with samples provided to take home for your yard and birds.

Be sure to dress warmly; following the indoor program, enjoy the crisp autumn air with naturalist Pat Carney for a wander along the woodland trails, looking and listening for feathered friends

There is a $4 fee per person with a family rate of $12.

Children younger than 3 are free.

The Amboy 4-H Environmental Educational Center is located at 748 Route 183, between routes 13 and 69 near Williamstown.

For more information about the facility and its programming, call the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County 4-H Office Monday through Friday at 315-963-7286, ext. 400.

To find out about programming at the Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center before it hits the media, find us on Facebook at http://tiny.cc/AmboyOnFB.

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