Audubon New York hosting free workshop for landowners managing wildlife
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 8:55 am

CANTON -- Audubon New York is hosting a free workshop for landowners to learn how to successfully manage their properties to maximize benefits for birds and other wildlife, especially the golden-winged warbler. The bird is a highly threatened species, the organization says.

They will convene at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Barn, 2043B State Highway 68 on June 28.

The 3-hour workshop is sponsored by Audubon New York with support from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

The event is free, but registration is required. Deadline is June 26.

Contact Andy Hinickle at ahinickle@audubon.org or (607)254-2487. Attendees should plan to arrive at 9:45 a.m. for registration and refreshments. Each workshop goes from 10 a.m. till noon, followed by a woods walk from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. A free pizza lunch will be provided.