WOODBURY —The Pomperug Valley Garden Club will host Ken Elkins for a lecture on “Harbingers of Spring” at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 9, via Zoom. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the club now sponsors speakers at monthly Zoom meetings. Guests are welcome to join this free presentation by sending an email request to guest@PomperaugValleyGC.org before Sunday, March 7.
The calendar claims the first day of spring is March 21. However, that is not necessarily the first spring day. The lecture will provide a peek into the sights and sounds of the signs of spring.
Elkins was director of education, leading many EcoTravel trips and led its World Series of Birding team for eight years. In 2008, Elkins moved onto National Audubon, where he’s the community conservation manager based at the Audubon Center at Bent of the River in Southbury. As a 2011 TogetherGreen Fellow, he co-developed the nationally recognized Bird Tales program and training materials with dementia care specialist Randy Griffin. He has served as the Christmas Bird Count compiler for the Woodbury-Roxbury CBC since 2012 and is a regional coordinator for the 2018-2020 Connecticut Bird Atlas project.
For more information regarding membership, visit www.pomperaugvalleygc.org.