05/18/2013Location: Kings Canyon Visitor Center | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Kings Canyon Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 559-565-4307
Join Sequoia National Forest's Wildlife Biologist Jeff Cordes in front of the Kings Canyon Visitor Center between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to learn about the importance of migratory birds. Free materials will be available along with stories of birds commonly found in the area.
International Migratory Bird Day is the largest-known conservtion and eduction event of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Created in 1993, this celebration event increases public awareness and involvement in bird conservaion. This year's theme is bird life cycles and focuses on all aspects of a migratory birds' life, from nesting and migration to breeding and raising young. Most importantly, it addresses the need for conservation throughout the life cycle.