As coined by National Geographic, 2018 is the Year of the Bird, and this is something we can get behind to celebrate! May 12, 2018 marks the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which was an important piece of legislation that works towards saving birds’ lives. To celebrate, we are offering an exciting lineup of bird-themed fun!
Smartphone Photography Bird Walk
Join professional photographer Walter Potrebka on a 30 minute guided walk through the forests of FortWhyte Alive, as he teaches you about the tips and tricks to taking photos of beautiful birds in their natural habitat.
Bird Identification Walks
Join a FortWhyte Alive birding interpreter for a 30 minute guided walk, where they will help you identify different species and types of birds! Try looking at them closely through a pair of binoculars, and close your eyes to hear their beautiful songs.
Join FortWhyte craft leaders as they guide you through constructing a bird feeding craft to take home, to help draw in different species of birds to your backyard!
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
All About Geese
Our Canada Goose expert will give you information on what the animal is currently up to, and what we can expect for the summer and fall ahead, in terms of migratory patterns, laying their eggs, goslings, food, and so much more!
Image Credit: Walter Potrebka Photography