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American Kestrel Ecology Program

June 9, 2023 @ 6:30 pm 8:00 pm

Join us to learn about conservation efforts to provide nesting habitat for American Kestrels across the Virginia Piedmont and Shenandoah Valley. October Greenfield, Wildlife Habitat Restoration Coordinator for The Piedmont Environmental Council, will present on American Kestrel ecology and conservation challenges, followed by a field walk to learn about monitoring nest boxes.

a hand holds a small bird of prey, a brown american kestrel

What to expect: A lecture-style talk in the library, followed by a walk to kestrel monitoring nest boxes.

Who can come: This program is designed for adults, but children accompanied by adults are welcome.

What to bring: Please be sure to wear appropriate footwear and clothing for longer grass and uneven terrain (sunscreen and bug spray recommended).

Where to meet: Meet in the library at Blandy Experimental Farm.
400 Blandy Farm Ln
Boyce, VA 22620

Registration required: https://blandy.virginia.edu/content/programs-workshops-walks

One FOSA Member/UVA Alumni $10; One Non-Member $15

FOSA Family/UVA Alumni $20; Non-Member Family $35