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World Migratory Bird Day Festival

May 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for the Trust’s 2nd annual World Migratory Bird Day festival where we’ll celebrate “The Year of the Bird!” through interactive games, crafts and live bird demonstrations! “Year of the Bird” is also being celebrated by conservation organizations such as National Geographic, The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and BirdLife International, with an emphasis on celebrating the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and educating people about how they can protect birds 365 days a year.

You won’t want to miss this exciting opportunity to celebrate birds with us!

Current festival partners include:

  • Jackson County Farmers Market
  • Jackson County Public Library
  • Southern Appalachian Raptor Research
  • North Carolina Arboretum
  • Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust
  • Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society
  • Highlands Biological Station
  • Carlton Burke (local wildlife rehabilitator and educator)
  • Chili Chomper food truck (El Mercadito market in Sylva)

***Plus native plant and eco-friendly vendors from the Jackson County Farmer’s Market!


May 12, 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Balsam Mountain Trust


Bridge Park
76 Railroad Ave
Sylva, NC 28779
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