and banding is conducted in as safe a manner as possible. Nets are checked every 20 minutes when up and
students are shown gentle net extraction and banding methods. Once released, the birds go back to their
you love birds or wildlife, don’t miss the “Bird-scaping” program this
Saturday, May 10 from 11-2 pm. Dr.
Sloas, a local expert in native plantings for wildlife, will share how you can enjoy
a greater diversity of birds to observe and reap potential cost-savings in yard
maintenance and a smaller “carbon footprint”. Nature photography, live raptors, and a tour of
the Garden will be included with Senior Manager of Gardens, Chris Cosby.
The program is $5 for MBG members and $10 for non-members, with all
proceeds benefiting the Memphis Botanic Garden’s educational and horticultural
programming. No reservations are necessary.
Pictured below is Rhodes senior Sandra Videmsky holding a Blue Jay.
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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Holiday Wonders at the Garden:
5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)