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Virtual Lunchtime Chats Presented by Tracy Aviary
May 27 @ 1:00 PM
Starting May 6, you can join our Aviary experts as we explore a variety of different topics during our fun & educational lunchtime chats! Wednesdays at 1pm via Zoom. During our first chat, learn all about hummingbirds, the flying jewels of the sky! We will discuss the fascinating lives of these tiny birds, talk about the hummingbirds that make Utah their home, & provide tips on how to attract hummingbirds to your yard. Hosted by our Conservation Department. In order to participate, we are requesting donations – big or small. All proceeds will go directly to support our education, conservation & horticulture departments. Once you make a donation, you will receive the code for the event.
Wednesday May 6, 1pm Hummingbirds 101
Learn all about hummingbirds, the flying jewels of the sky! We will discuss the fascinating lives of these tiny birds, talk about the hummingbirds that make Utah their home, and provide tips on how to attract hummingbirds to your yard.
Wednesday May 13, 1pm Birds in Myth & Culture
Why do storks deliver babies? Where did the phoenix myth start? And what is a harpy, anyway? Soar into myths, legends, and folk stories about birds during Mythological Birds and Where to Find Them.
Wednesday May 20, 1pm Sustainability during and after the COVID-19 closure
Businesses around the world are temporarily closing their doors and having employees work from home. We’ll examine the impacts this has had on the environment, from healthier communities to improved air quality. Then, we’ll discuss how we can continue these sustainable practices in our “new normal.”
Wednesday May 27, 1pm Whats blooming & the wildlife connection
We’ll be visiting some of our favorite plants that are in bloom right now and talking about how they support wildlife in the garden. We will provide tips on how to attract more wildlife, and some time for your questions about how we make the Aviary blossom for the human and bird visitors.