MADISON (WKOW) — Bird watchers had their eyes on the skies in Warner Park Sunday the place the 2022 Bird and Nature Festival was held.
The tenth annual free occasion gave households the chance to see dwell birds like hawks, owls and eagles up shut.
Paul Noeldner, Ambassador of Friends of Urban Nature or Fun, mentioned that is all made potential by teams and neighborhood members who’ve gone above and past to maintain parks like Warner Park.
“It’s been a extremely great expertise serving to save nature in our parks,” Noeldner mentioned.
This yr, Noeldner mentioned the occasion additionally holds particular that means due to birds’ current struggles with the bird flu.
He mentioned there are issues individuals can do to assist although, like being conscious of bird feeders and fencing your bird space amongst different issues.
“You can plant native vegetation and native timber. They are extremely necessary to birds and pollinators and all of our wildlife,” Noeldner mentioned. “The extra pure meals we offer, the higher.”
For these trying to get outside and expertise wildlife this summer season, Noelder mentioned there are a selection of upcoming occasions deliberate. More details about these will be discovered right here.