Events at Ellis Bird Farm

Tree Swallow by Jack Waller

Ellis Bird Farm is a non-profit organization dedicated to conservation, education & sustainable agriculture, promoting environmental education and wildlife conservation, overseeing an extensive Mountain Bluebird, Tree Swallow, and Purple Martin monitoring program.


Join our resident purple martin expert John for an afternoon of learning all about these spectacular birds! John will speak about purple martins, how to establish a colony, and how to maintain purple martin demos. If you've been dreaming of starting your own purple martin colony, this workshop is the perfect way to start! It will run Saturday, April 13 from 1-3pm and is only $10 per person.


Join local artist Sally Towers-Sybblis for an Earth Day themed mandala workshop! She will guide participants through the creation of their own mandala art, with the possibility to make two mandalas if time allows. This session runs on Saturday, April 20 from 10am-4pm. There will be time for lunch, so please make sure you bring one with you! The cost of this session is $65 per person, plus a $15 materials fee for a total of $80 per person. Only 15 spots are available so don't wait to register!


Our site manager Carolyn and biologist Natalia are excited to bring this workshop, where they'll discuss all things Mountain Bluebird! This workshop will feature information about bluebirds, how to start your own nestbox trail, maintaining a nestbox trail, monitoring nestboxes, and completing nest checks. If you've been wanting to start your own bluebird trail, then this is certainly the workshop for you. It will run Saturday, April 27 from 1-3pm and is only $10 per person.

To register and for more information please visit Ellis Bird Farm website.