Feb. 1 through Feb. 28 the Indoor Park in the Village Square at Garden Spot Village in New Holland will be filled with colorful birdhouses and bird-themed crafts and quilted items. This annual event includes a silent auction to benefit the Garden Spot Village Benevolent Fund.
Dr. Dean Rust, president of the Bluebird Society of Pennsylvania, will present “The Ecology and Management of the Eastern Bluebird” on Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel.
Rust is an active member of North American Bluebird Society. He maintains bluebird trails in Lancaster, York and Chester Counties and was awarded the BSP’s “Blue Feather Award” in 2012. He is also the author of “The Beloved and Charismatic Bluebird.”
Dan Hinnebusch, an ornithologist with Wild Birds Unlimited in Lancaster, will present on Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel.
Hinnebusch has many years of experience as a professional wildlife biologist and environmental scientist, including four years with Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Kempton.
The Benevolent Fund helps Garden Spot Village residents, who for reasons beyond their control have exhausted their financial resources.
To learn more, call Allison Cuthie, Associate Director of Development, at 717-355-6153.