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June 13, 2020
All About Butterflies! Resources from the June 13 Facebook Live

Resources and Prizes from our June 13 Facebook Live show on Butterflies

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June 13, 2020
Common Garden Butterflies and Their Host Plants

A list of plants to keep those caterpillars fed!

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June 09, 2020
Ask the Experts: Woodpeckers

June 9 Facebook Live - Ask the Experts: Woodpeckers Seminar with Jim & Julie Lundsted

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June 06, 2020
Resources to Keep Children Connected to Birding and Nature

Getting Children Involved with Nature and Birding! Books, puzzles and games from today's show!

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May 30, 2020
May 30 Facebook Live Wrapup - Water

Bird Man Mel discussed tips and tricks to attracting summer birds with nature's birding magnet - water!

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May 26, 2020
May 26 Facebook Live Wrapup - Wood Ducks

Bob and Donna McFarland were on the show to discuss attracting and raising Wood Ducks.

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May 23, 2020
Winners and Resources from Today's Facebook Live (May 23)

Bird Man Mel talked tips and tricks to deal with raccoons, bears, deer, starlings, grackles, and maybe even a little on those dastardly squirrels.

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May 19, 2020
Winners and Resources from Today's Live Stream (May 19)

Adrian with Vortex Optics joined Bird Man Mel to talk Optics.

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May 16, 2020
May 19 Live Event Is All About Optics

Join us on Facebook Live as Adrian with Vortex Optics answers all of your questions!

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May 16, 2020
Winners and Resources from Today's Live Stream

Congratulations to our prize winners!

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May 15, 2020
New Ornament Designs by Margaret Cobane for Gift Essentials Flying In This Fall

We are thrilled to have four popular birds added to the collection for 2020.

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May 11, 2020
Stan Tekiela joins the Bird Man Mel Facebook Live

Naturalist and wildlife photographer, Stan Tekiela joins the Bird Man Mel Facebook Live event Tuesday, May 12 at 8pm CST.

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May 09, 2020
Resources from Today's Live Stream

In Celebration of World Migratory Bird Day,Bird Man Mel was the guest speaker on Bird Day Live.

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May 08, 2020
Bird Man Mel to Appear on International Migrating Bird Day live stream Saturday, May 9, 2020

Saturday, May 9th at 10:00 AM CST, local owner of Songbird Station, a backyard nature shop in Columbia, MO will be broadcasting worldwide in a joint Facebook Live broadcast on International Migrating Bird Day with Environment Americas, Susan Bonfield.

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May 03, 2020
Cardinal Seminar Prizes

Please send an email to marketing@songbirdessentials.com with your address by Saturday, May 9th to claim your prize. Many of your local birding retailers carry these prizes, if it is easier for you to pick up directly from them just let us know – we are happy to work with our retailers.

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May 02, 2020
Bird Man Mel’s Favorite Plants

Here's a list of annuals and perennials to attract and nurish birds

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It is so important to us to encourage everyone to see the beauty and wonder of God’s world.

"Remember Nature is a Stress Reliever from God. Take time today to listen to the Birds Sing."
Bird Man Mel
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