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Pencil sketch by Mary Ann Barr 2021
Town Hall, 1830 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
Danby’s Conservation Advisory Council encourages Danby residents to attend the following upcoming online talk from the Cornell Cooperative Extension:
Attracting Birds to Your Garden
Birds add color, movement and essential insect control to our gardens. This class will help you learn to create a habitat to attract and support more birds in your garden. Topics covered will include providing food, shelter and water for birds, designing your garden using layers for ideal bird habitat, and native plants that provide seasonally appropriate foods for birds.
About the instructor: Chrys Gardener currently teaches online courses in Organic Gardening and Garden Design at Cornell’s School of Integrated Plant Science and manages an ecological garden design and installation business with her husband. Chrys was formerly a horticultural educator at CCE Tompkins, specializing in community gardens and county beautification. She is also a dedicated food gardener, producing most of their vegetables and fruits for the year on their small homestead.
Class Recording: All classes are recorded so if you cannot make the live class, you can watch the video however only participants who have registered in advance for the class will have access to the video recording which is sent 48 hours later to registrants. Register and pay below.
Our goal is to help our areas gardeners have access to this knowledge, free from financial barriers. We have several scholarship spots in each class. If you would like a scholarship spot, please reach out to Maria Christian at firstname.lastname@example.org
$0-$40/person self-determined sliding scale
The Town of Danby sits on the traditional & ancestral land of the Gayogoho:no’ (Cayuga Nation), one of the five nations to first form the Haudenosaunee. Indigenous peoples were largely forced out of Upstate New York by the Sullivan-Clinton Expedition in 1779. The land that would become the Town of Danby was a part of the Watkins and Flint Purchase, a 336,380 acre patent granted by New York State to numerous eastern investors in 1794.