Parks team up with Cornell Laboratory

January 2, 2014

BEAVERCREEK — Participate in a research project with Greene County Parks & Trails as well as the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology in Project Feeder Watch this season beginning at 1 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 4, 18; Feb. 1, 15, 22; March 8, 22; and April 5 at the Narrows Reserve Nature Center, 2575 Indian Ripple Rd., Beavercreek.

The naturalist staff and participants will be monitoring types and numbers of birds staying in Greene County during the winter months. Participants will learn about rare or unusual birds that do not normally overwinter in Ohio, as well as learning more about woodpeckers, finches, cardinals and other feeder birds. Binoculars are recommended but not required.

The event is free; donations always accepted. For more information, call Greene County Parks & Trails at 937-562-6440 or email abotkin@co.greene.oh.us.