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Sep
8
Sat
2018
11th Annual Kleb Woods Hummingbird Festival @ Kleb Woods Nature Center
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Everything you want to know about hummingbirds — including identifying, attracting and gardening for hummingbirds. There will be games and activities for the whole family. There will be nature walks throughout the day. The Kleb House will be open for tours and the blacksmiths will be demonstrating in the barn

HUMMINGBIRD BANDING:

Sumita Prasad will be capturing and banding hummingbirds throughout the day. She will be assisted by Jim Renfro; both are licensed hummingbird banders. In addition to seeing these feathered jewels up close, you will learn about their unique structure and amazing biology.

NATURE TALK:

Staff naturalist Kendra Kocab will present A Closer Look at Nature. This class is part of an ongoing series
designed to give school-aged children a closer look at our natural world. Today’s 20 minute presentation: Hummingbird Biology at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

RAPTORS:
Houston Audubon Society Education Director Mary Anne Weber will display several live raptors to be photographed in a natural setting. She will field questions and show her raptors throughout the day.

HISTORY TALK:
Kleb Woods staff will introduce visitors to A Closer Look at History. This series is designed for school-aged children. Each class investigates a historical topic. Today’s 20 minute presentation: The Story of Elmer Kleb & His Woods at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.