Seminars

Due to the social distancing requirements with COVID-19, ALL SEMINARS ARE CANCELLED until further notice.

Instructor:  Dan Hinnebusch, Ornithologist

Take advantage of a special one-time offer when you join us for a seminar! 

Call or Click on Link below to Register: Please include your NAME, PHONE NUMBER, EVENT NAME and DATE

Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Space is limited - PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED 

Seminars:

Feeling Blue?  Watch some Bluebirds!

Everyone wants bluebirds to visit.  Learn about the lives of bluebirds and find out how to make them feel welcome in your yard.

  • Lancaster: Thursday, January 16th, 6:30 7:30 pm (Birds & Wine Series - next door at Thorn Hill)
  • Mechanicsburg: Saturday, January 18th, 11 am to noon (in-store)

Save the Birds!

The bird population has declined by 3 billion since the 1970’s.  What caused this decline?  What can you do to help save the birds?  

  • Lancaster: Thursday, February 27th, 6:30 to 7:30 pm (Birds & Wine Series - next door at Thorn Hill)
  • Mechanicsburg: Saturday, February 29th, 11 am to noon (in-store)

What Bird is That?

Learn tips to identify birds you have at your feeder or in your backyard.

  • Lancaster: Thursday, March 12th, 6:30 to 7:30 pm (Birds & Wine Series - next door at Thorn Hill)
  • Mechanicsburg: Saturday, March 14th, 11 am to noon (in-store)

Flying Jewels:  The Hummingbirds of Pennsylvania

Come learn about these bug-sized birds just as they’re returning on their spring migration.

  • Lancaster: Thursday, April 9th, 6:30 to 7:30 pm (Birds & Wine Series - next door at Thorn Hill)
  • Mechanicsburg: Saturday, April 4th, 11 am to noon (in-store)

The Joys of Summer Bird Feeding

Watching birds in your backyard is fun, relaxing, and educational. Want to learn how to attract various species of beautiful birds to your backyard?  Not sure what foods, feeders, or nest boxes work best?  Are there things you can do to make your backyard a bird-friendly habitat?

  • Lancaster: Thursday, May 21st, 6:30 to 7:30 pm (Birds & Wine Series - next door at Thorn Hill) 
  • Mechanicsburg: Saturday, May 9th, 11 am to noon (in-store)

Nocturnal Predators - The Owls of Pennsylvania 

These fascinating, secretive raptors often go unnoticed due to their nocturnal habits.  Let’s shine some light on what we know about them.  We will discuss the eight most common species in Pennsylvania.

  • Lancaster: Thursday, October 15th, 6:30 to 7:30 pm (Birds & Wine Series - next door at Thorn Hill)
  • Mechanicsburg: Saturday, October 17th, 11 am to noon (in-store)

 More Ways to Save the Birds!

The bird population has dropped by 30% since the 1970’s.  Many factors have contributed to this decline.  Birds need our help!  Learn more things that you can do to help save the birds.

  • Lancaster: Thursday, November 12th, 6:30 to 7:30 pm (Birds & Wine Series - next door at Thorn Hill)
  • Mechanicsburg: Saturday, November 14th, 11 am to noon (in-store)