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Forum to focus on hummingbirds

Rockdale Community Forum will bring to town one of Texas' foremost hummingbird experts, Mark Klym of the Texas Parks & Wildlife Division.

Klym will be at the Patterson C enter at 6 :30 p.m. Thursday, July 25. He will describe ways to naturally enhance your hummingbird feeders, where to place them, the likes and dislikes. Understanding the birds' natural behavior will contribute to ou r own habitat creation. Klymer's expert ise in bird

habitat meshes well with his job as Texas Wildscape Program Coordinator. Creating a backyard habitat that is enticing to hummingbirds is his passion, and he will share his secrets with us.

A s always, the for um is open to the public and a free educational event provided by the City of Rockdale. The subjects are very appropriate for children as well. Speakers remain after their presentations to answer all of your quest ions.—Paul Camino Real Master Naturalist.


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