on Apr 17, 2014 05:42 PM • Views 1178

Build a bird house and learn about birds and bird habitats at the free birdhouse basics workshop at Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education on April 26 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Media Contact: Lee Sherrill
828-877-4423
lee.sherrill@ncwildlife.org

BREVARD, N.C. (April 17, 2014) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a free birdhouse basics workshop at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education near Brevard.

The workshop, which is open to participants age 7 and up, will be held April 26 from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will build a birdhouse to take home and learn the basics about birds and bird habitat requirements. All tools and materials are provided.

The workshop is limited to 12 families on a first-come, first-serve basis, with one birdhouse allotted per family. Pre-registration is required. Call 828-877-4423 or sign up online.

The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is located near Brevard, just south of Asheville, alongside the Davidson River in Transylvania County. The center features nature trails and five large aquariums representing different aquatic habitats. Visitors to the center also can walk next door to the Bobby N. Setzer Fish Hatchery, where trout are raised in 54 raceways. The center’s hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

For more information on the four learning centers operated by the Wildlife Commission and other activities and events, visit the Enjoying page.


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