Ellis Bird Farm Blog
The Purple Martins left early this year - most had left Ellis Bird Farm by the 13th of August (we usually count on at least a few being around until the 20th). It is time to clean out the old nesting material, disinfect the nest cavities with a shot of bleach water, and nest seed for next year with chopped straw. This messy job is being tackled by (from left to right) Ron Biel, Shalynn Westervelt and Meagan Gabert.
Ellis Bird Farm
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When purchasing from our online bookstore, Myrna will be happy to "sign" any of her books for you.
All proceeds from the sales of these books support the education, conservation, and research programs of Ellis Bird Farm.
· Household brooms
· Yarn and plastic lacing cord
· Umbrellas to loan out to visitors on rainy days
· Wooden or nature-based plastic beads for our school and day camp programs
· Old fashioned one-speed bike (to keep the farmstead theme of EBF). This would be used for staff to open and close the gate and other errands around the site.
· Leaf blowers
· Bistro sets (small table, two chairs
We celebrate the contributions cats and birds make to our lives, our environment, and our communities, and invite Canadians to consider what they can do to make Canada a safer place for both cats and birds. Here.