Where experiences bloom.
Here at Juneberry Ridge, we have an event for everyone: sporty or artsy, hands-dirty or head-in-the-clouds. Come be a stargazer, or a foodie. Take up a challenge, or a new craft. It’s a whole world of experiences, only made better by our irrepressible southern hospitality. (After all, we want you to fall in love with the farm too.)
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The Great Backyard Bird Count 2023
In partnership with Stanly Community College
Birds Bring Us Together for the Great Backyard Bird Count
Join the global community in sharing a love of birds & nature
For a quarter of a century, the annual Great Backyard Bird Count has been a bright spot for nature lovers. The 26th edition of the event is coming up, and we want to invite you to participate with us at Juneberry Ridge on Saturday, February 18th.
Everyone is invited to join the count, and your bird sightings will become part of a massive database used by scientists to track changes in bird populations over time. The Great Backyard Bird Count is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, National Audubon Society and Birds Canada.
For more information about this worldwide annual event, visit their website: https://www.birdcount.org/
Carolina Chickadee by Paul Nielson,
|8:30 am – 9:00am||Coffee reception|
|9:00 am – 12:00 pm||Bird count|
|12:00 pm – 1:00 pm||Lunch|
A few notes:
1. FREE ADMISSION
2. Lunch tickets are available for $20 per person. Purchase tickets using the link below the RSVP section on this page
Menu: Creamy Mushroom Soup, Juneberry Greenhouse Salad Bar, Assorted Wraps and Sandwiches
3. This event is conducted rain, snow, or shine. Dress accordingly, as we will be outdoors hiking uneven terrain and covering substantial distances.
4. Bring Binoculars or field guides if you have them. If you wish to purchase a field guide, Birds of the Carolinas is a great place to start!
5. We have lodging on-site and welcome you to stay with us. Check availability here