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World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was initiated in 2006 and is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It has a global outreach and is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.

Every year people around the world take action and organize public events such as bird festivals, education programmes, exhibitions and bird-watching excursions to celebrate WMBD. All these activities can also be undertaken at any time on the year because that countries or regions observing the peak of migrations at different times, but the main day for the international celebrations is 10 May.

 

Our next Marty Party:  Date TBA

Bring your family out to The Summit 50+ Active Adult Center in Grand Prairie, TX. Celebrate Spring with Boardwalk chalk coloring, pictures by the Purple Martin Conservatory Birdhouses, kids make and take crafts, entertainment, food and unique local vendors.