FENCE to offer a Beginning Birding workshop

Published 10:10 am Wednesday, May 11, 2022

On Saturday, May 21 at 10 a.m., Vicky Burke, Ventures birding guide, will lead attendees through the basics of birding. The workshop will meet in the Great Room at FENCE for an intro to birding before heading outside to put our gained knowledge to the test. This workshop is perfect for individuals who are interested in starting up a new hobby of birding or for those who are beginner birders looking to gain more knowledge on the topic. 


Birding is the fastest growing hobby in the country and birds are an everyday part of our lives! In this two-hour workshop, you will learn about the birds in our area, how to choose the best binoculars, look at current books and field guides, and start to learn about how best to identify birds by their songs, plumage, and behavior.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox


This event is made possible by the Kirby Endowment at the Polk County Community Foundation. This event is free and open to the public. Please, register in advance by contacting FENCE at 828-859-9021 or emailing info@fence.org. 


FENCE is located at 3381 Hunting Country Road in Tryon, North Carolina. For more information about this or upcoming events visit www.fence.org, call 828-859-9021, or email info@fence.org. 


Submitted by Amy Schmitte