Educational meetings

We gather at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month from September through May at the Blacksburg Community Center, 725 Patrick Henry Dr.   

Our last meeting of the year was held on April 3, 2024. 

Everyone enjoyed a fascinating presentation by Dr. Beatley. 

We look forward to hearing more from him in the future!

The Promise of Bird Friendly Cities

Dr. Timothy Beatley, Teresa Heinz Professor of Sustainable Communities teaches urban planning in the School of Architecture at UVA. In this talk he will review ideas and practices for making towns and cities bird-friendly. From bird-safe glass to lights-out programs to planting native species of trees, he will discuss the range of specific steps that can be taken in support of birds, sustainability and the environment.

This talk will include ideas and material from his recent book- The Bird-Friendly City    (Island Press, 2020). 

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