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LBL to hold 20th annual Hummingbird Festival at Nature Station

 

Hoopla for Hummingbirds!

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – On August 6th through August 7th, 2016, Land Between the Lakes will hold their 20th annual Hummingbird Festival at the Nature Station. The cost is ages 13 and up $7.00, ages 5-12 $5.00 and ages 4 and under Free

Be a part of the annual Ruby-throated Hummingbird migration to Central America! Immerse yourself amongst the hummingbirds and experience up-close critter encounters. Watch hundreds of hummingbirds visit each day.

Brainard Palmer-Ball, Jr. bands a hummingbird as a young visitor watches.

Brainard Palmer-Ball, Jr. bands a hummingbird as a young visitor watches.

Watch scientists catch and band hummingbirds. Learn what valuable information they are collecting.

Make a day of it. Visit our on-site food vendor for lunch.

There will be games, crafts, jokes, face painting, and more kid-friendly animal fun

2016 Hummingbird Photo Contest

Come enjoy the spectacle of hundreds of hummingbirds as they visit Woodlands Nature Station this August during their annual southern migration.

Bring your camera and capture your best shot of our feathered friends.

More info at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or ask at the information desk during your visit.

Scheduled Programs

Friday, August 5th

6:00pm-8:00pm | Dinner with the Hummingbirds
Reservation Required $25.00/pp | 270.924.2020

Saturday, August 6th

11:00am Five Easy Steps to Attract Hummingbirds
12:00pm Attracting Bats to the Backyard
1:00pm Simple Steps to Start a Hummingbird Garden
2:00pm Attracting Purple Martins
3:00pm Caring for Winter Hummingbirds
4:30pm Parade of Raptors

Sunday, August 7th

11:00am Simple Steps to Start a Hummingbird Garden
12:00pm Attracting Bluebirds
1:00pm Five Easy Steps to Attract Hummingbirds
2:00pm How to Help Monarch Butterflies
3:00pm Five Easy Steps to Attract Hummingbirds
4:30pm Parade of Raptors

Ongoing Activities 10:00am-4:00pm

Hummingbird Banding
Hummingbird Photo Gallery
Hummingbird Gift Shop
Kid’s crafts, games, and face painting
Pollinator Photo Gallery and Artists
Attracting Bluebirds
Monarch Magic
Benefits of Bats
Beekeeping Basics
Garden Friends and Foes (live animals!)
Food and Refreshments available
And more…

Need more info? Give us a call 270.924.2299 or visit www.LandBetweenTheLakes.us

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