Media Kit
Talk to us

News Jan 24, 2012 - 3:28 PM

DEEP announces Bluebird Nest Box workshop

By Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Font size: Small Big
Email this article
 Printer friendly page
Share this article:
facebook Yahoo! MyWeb Digg reddit Furl Blinklist Spurl
Buy the "As seen on" mug
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Kellogg Environmental Center in partnership with the Naugatuck Valley Audubon Society is sponsoring a Bluebird Nest Box Workshop on Saturday, February 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Families and individuals will have the opportunity to build their own bluebird nest box to take home with them. The event also features information on the natural history and behavior of the bird, how to locate acceptable areas to post a nest box and how to monitor for threats to the birds and the nesting site. It is important to understand how to monitor and care for your nest box to insure bluebird nesting and fledging of young.

Following the presentation, families may work together to build their own box to take home with them. Wood pieces and nails are provided. Participants are encouraged to supply their own hammer if possible. Due to limited supplies, we will allocate materials to construct one box per family. Plans will be provided if you wish to make additional boxes on your own. Registration is required if you are interested in building a bluebird nest box.

Members of the Naugatuck Valley Audubon Society will be on hand to help with the workshop and answer questions. The program is offered free of charge at the Kellogg Environmental Center, 500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby, CT. Donations are gratefully accepted. Children ages 8 and older are welcome, but need to be accompanied by an adult. Registration is necessary to insure supplies for the program and box building activity. For further information, directions and to register please phone the center at (203) 734-2513.

© Copyright by Some articles and pictures posted on our website, as indicated by their bylines, were submitted as press releases and do not necessarily reflect the position and opinion of, Stamford Plus magazine, Canaiden LLC or any of its associated entities. Articles may have been edited for brevity and grammar.

Possibly related or similar articles:
UI Finalizes Deal To Build Microgrid in Woodbridge - Nov 17, 2015 - 10:04:09 PM
DEEP Announces Applications Now Available for Annual Firewood Lottery - Nov 17, 2015 - 5:24:05 AM
DEEP Announces Public Information Session on Revised Forest Action Plan - Nov 10, 2015 - 5:37:11 AM
Connecticut DEEP Recreational Trail Use Information - Nov 2, 2015 - 5:43:55 AM
CT Public Transportation Commission to hold public hearing in Stamford - Oct 7, 2015 - 5:28:20 AM

Note: We reserve the right to delete posts at any time if we decide that they are offensive or distasteful.
Bridgeport Sound Tigers 5, Hartford Wolf Pack 2 (Wolf Pack perspective)
SOUND TIGERS 5, WOLF PACK 2 (Sound Tigers perspective)
Stamford Superintendent and Mayor Name Winners of Annual Holiday Greeting Card Art Contest
American Red Cross Urges People to Prevent Kitchen Fires

Top of Page
 is part of the Canaiden Online Media Network.
Stamford Plus Online | Norwalk Plus Online | | Best of Norwalk | Best of Stamford | Hauterfly Magazine |

Copyright ©2005-2010 Canaiden,LLC All Rights Reserved.