Talk on backyard birding with Lee Emmons March 24

Sat, 02/26/2022 - 8:45am

Knox-Lincoln SWCD is partnering with Boothbay Region Land Trust to host “Backyard Birding with Lee Emmons” in a hybrid manner of both in-person (limited seating) and online on March 24 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. This talk will be led by writer and birder, Lee Emmons. Lee will share his years of knowledge identifying backyard birds, sharing tips for identification, suggestions for choice feeders, importance of conservation of habitat, planting to ensure cover and food, and much more. Come join the estimated 45 million other U.S. citizens enjoying the benefits of backyard birding! Lee Emmons is an avid bird photographer with a growing collection located at

This event is free; however, registration is required for in-person (maximum 12) attendance or online. The in-person event will be held at Oak Point Preserve located at 60 Samoset Road, Boothbay Harbor.

Providing wildlife habitat is a core criteria for the Conservation Landscape Certification (CLC) program created by Waldo Soil & Water Conservation District and later joined by Knox-Lincoln SWCD in 2021 to expand into Knox and Lincoln counties. This newly developed CLC program guides property owners on conservation practices to implement in a systematic way.

To register for Backyard Birding with Lee Emmons, please visit

For more information about the Conservation Landscape Certification program, visit:, call 596-2040 or email