April 2021 Monthly Meeting – Pam Karlson

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Date(s) - 04/26/2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Birds in the Garden:

Creating & Enjoying a Bird Oasis

Pam Karlson

Description

Inviting birds into gardens by creating healthy habitat is a joyful way to connect with nature and help support bird populations. Pam’s presentation features her photographs of the Chicago bird garden she created and it’s bird visitors, illustrating how it’s possible to attract over 100 bird species. Tips include landscape enhancements, practices and plant selection, with an emphasis on natives and nativars. Chicagoland’s (and Nashville’s!) importance along the migratory route, bird species diversity, habitat, diet/foraging, nesting, supplemental support and citizen science will also be discussed. Doug Tallamy’s latest book “Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard,” includes Pam’s city garden, exemplifying the power of urban lots (pp. 190-191).

Bio Sketch

Pam Karlson is a career artist and certified professional gardener/garden designer. Art, nature and gardening have been her lifelong passions. She has been rescuing migratory birds since 2004 as a volunteer with licensed wildlife rescue/rehabilitation organizations. Residing in Chicago, she co-owns Waxwing Studio, inc., with her artist husband, specializing in design, illustration, gardening/garden design, and landscape watercolor painting.

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Topic: Wild Ones Middle Tennessee Monthly Meeting
Time: Mar 22, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Apr 26, 2021 07:00 PM

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