Sauk-Calumet Group of the Illinois Sierra Club to Host Bird Expert on May 9

MATTESON–(ENEWSPF)–April 29, 2016.  The Sauk-Calumet Group of the Illinois Sierra Club will hold its next monthly meeting on Monday, May 9th, at 7:15 pm at the Frankfort Public Library, 21119 Pfeiffer Rd.
The program will be given by Mel Tracy of Wild Birds Unlimited.  Mel will show slides and talk about how to offer food, water, space, and protection for visiting and breeding birds in your backyard, including strategies for attracting orioles and hummingbirds, plus how to deter squirrels and raccoons from your birdfeeders, and how to clean and maintain feeders and birdbaths.   Mel will talk about warblers and other birds that will be migrating through our area in May, their amazing long distance migration journeys,good locations for viewing them, and the effect of climate change on breeding sites.
Meetings begin with announcements and then the program.  Programs are usually about nature or the environment.  Meetings are open to both Sierra Club members and the public.  For questions about the Club, its programs or activities, email Patrick Coffey at [email protected].
Source: Sauk-Calumet Group of the Illinois Sierra Club