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GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT – ST. MARY’S COUNTY
February 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Special GBBC events have been scheduled throughout Southern Maryland. Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real time. Join us at any of the events listed below or count birds in your own backyard! For information about the GBBC see their website at birdcount.org. You can help out by counting birds for as little as 15 minutes.
Saturday, February 16, The Elms Environmental Center, St. Mary’s County 10 am – 1 pm
Come one, come all! The Elms and the Southern Maryland Sierra Club are teaming up for birds. Bring your binoculars or borrow ours. Drop by and count birds anytime that works for you. This is a great habitat for the GBBC and a wonderful learning event for beginner birders. No rsvp required. Address: 49300 St. James Road, Dameron, MD 20628. Inquiries to Alicia Lindbom at firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: Rain date Sunday, Feb 17th.