Gardening for Birds
You can provide a great habitat for Georgia’s resident birds and migratory species, just by planting a few native plants! Not only do these plants provide beautiful color and foliage, but they also attract many different bird species to your yard by providing them food!
NATIVE FRUIT PRODUCERS: Trees, Shrubs, Vines
- Black Cherry
- Flowering Dogwood
- Red Mulberry
- Southern Magnolia
- Virginia Creeper
NATIVE CATERPILLAR PRODUCERS: Trees, Shrubs, Vines
- Box Elder
BIRD FOOD SOURCES: Native Flowers
- Bachelor Button
- Four O’Clocks
NATIVE Hummingbird Helpers
- Bee Balm
- Coral Honeysuckle NOT Japanese Honeysuckle
- Day Lily
- Trumpet Creeper
Great Backyard Bird Count
Act as a citizen scientist during the annual Great Backyard Bird Count taking place February 12-15, 2021. Learn how you can help identify various species in the local area by reporting what you see in your own back yard, at school or work!
Elachee Nature Science Center promotes environmental understanding through education and conservation. Visit the ELACHEE CALENDAR for nature programming and seasonal events for lifelong learners, families and children. Questions? Call 770-535-1976.