The 2010 Great Backyard Bird Count will take place on Friday-Monday, Feb. 12-15, 2010 and Audubon is again gearing up to promote this premier Citizen Science opportunity with sponsored events beginning in January. The Plaquemine Lock SHS will be participating in this event and so should you!
For more information on how you can help out the Audubon Society for this project, please visit www.birdsource.org/gbbc/.
Ingredients for a Marvel Meal to attract birds:
1cup smooth peanut butter, 1cup vegetable shortening, 1 cup white flower (NOT self-rising)
Mix ingredients together well and place in suet log or simply smear the paste on the trunk of a tree, branch, post or other solid object where birds can find it or reach it.
Store unused Marvel Meal in a closed container in the refrigerator until ready to use.
~Above information gathered from the Newsletter from the Mississippi State Office of the National Audubon Society~