Birding trail workshop set for Dec. 9

A “Birder Friendly Community Workshop” will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the Balsam Mountain Inn.

The workshop, sponsored by the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service, will provide training for businesses and communities to help take advantage of the North Carolina Birding Trial and its potential as an economic development tool.

The North Carolina Birding Trail was constructed to “conserve and enhance North Carolina’s bird habitat by promoting sustainable bird watching activities, economic opportunities and conservation education.”

All attendees will receive a workshop notebook, a Sibley Field Guide to Birds and a “Birder Friendly Business or Community” decal. For information or to register for this free workshop call 828.456.3573 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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