Sunday, July 29, 1 – 5 pm
Hummingbird Festival at Ijams Organized by the Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society (KTOS) and Ijams. The festival offers a hummingbird banding demonstration by bander Mark Armstrong, talks by hummingbird experts Bob and Martha Sargent about the tiny birds’ life history, and Chris Mahoney about favored backyard plants that hummers love. Free admission to the vendor fair (arts, crafts, food, plants) and bargain barn (new or gently used bird and nature related items); $5 admission to the banding demonstration and indoor talks. Children under six, Ijams and KTOS members free. All proceeds go to KTOS and the Ijams education department. Sponsored by KTOS, Wild Birds Unlimited and Ijams Nature Center. To register call 577-4717, ext. 119.
More information here: http://ijamsnature.blogspot.com/2012/07/ijams-hosts-ktos-hummingbird-festival.html
All proceeds benefit the Knoxville Chapter Tennessee Ornithological Society