Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on your district! Click here for your printable checklist of Alaska birds, grab a pencil and some binoculars, and go birding!
Juneauites will have a special treat, when bird experts from the Tongass National Forest host special Bird Day events! On Saturday May 7th, come for a live songbird-banding demonstration at the Juneau Community Garden pavilion. Ongoing from 7:30 am to 11:00 am, birds will be captured in nets, fitted with lightweight tags, and safely released.
Arctic tern offers fish to its young, Mendenhall Glacier
Then, on Sunday the 8th, welcome back the Arctic terns at Photo Point Trail near Mendehall Glacier Visitor Center. From 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, you can birdwatch through high-powered spotting scopes, win prizes, and enjoy art and other activities for all ages.
One more way to celebrate International Year of Forests!
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