You Can Help The Great Backyard Bird Count

 The weekend of February 12 through the 15th marks the Great Backyard Bird Count, a nationwide effort by many distinguished organizations concerned with wild birds in the U.S.

The sponsors of the event describe it as follows: “The Great Backyard Bird Count is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in cou”nting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are across the continent. Anyone can participate, from beginning bird watchers to experts. It takes as little as 15 minutes on one day, or you can count for as long as you like each day of the event. It’s free, fun, and easy—and it helps the birds.” To learn more or participate: