Our Annual Sad Squirrel Special:
Going On Now!
Squirrel-proof feeders will whip, tip, flip, and dip those squirrels away from your bird seed! Stop in and check out our selection of feeders that will help save more of your bird seed for actual birds!
Now through June 16:
Buy any in-stock squirrel-proof bird feeder and receive a 5 lb bag of our popular Backyard Medley bird seed blend FREE.

(Makes a fun gift for Father's Day!)
Fall Semester Native Plants Class
Sept 5 - Nov 14

Curious about the benefits and uses of native plants and how to incorporate them into your home habitat? Join Jill Peleuses and Matt Collogan for a special set of classes that will introduce you to our region's native plants and teach the basics of how to create a hardy and beneficial landscape right in your yard.

Class is $75 per person. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.  CLICK HERE  for full class schedule. Stop by either store or give us a call at (910) 343-6001 to register soon!  

From binoculars and field guides to calming wind chimes, bird baths, entertaining squirrel-proof feeders and more...you are sure to find plenty of special  Father 's Day gift ideas at Wild Bird & Garden. Stop in and see us!
Spring Native Plant Sales

Our last Native Plant Sale of the season is coming up this weekend, just in time to find something for Dad's garden! 

Saturday June 15: 10 - 12:30
At our Wilmington location.


Don't worry: After a brief hot-weather hiatus, we'll be back with more native plant sales for the Fall planting season. CLICK HERE for the schedule!
Fall Birding/Kayaking Excursions

Ready for some adventure? We're joining with Mahanaim Adventures for some great birding out on our beautiful local waters. Excursions are $55 per person, and include all kayak equipment and guide services. Single and tandem boats are available, and all skill levels are welcome. Advance registration required. To register, visit Mahanaim's website or you can call to reserve: (910) 547-8252.

Plan Ahead! Our 2019 Fall Birding/Kayaking Schedule:

August 23 (Fri) Cape Fear Wading Birds Tour (8:30 - 12)
September 13 (Fri) Full Moon Owl Prowl Tour (5 - 9)
October 1 (Tue) Masonboro Island Tour (8:30 - 12)
Programs and Events

Wrightsville Beach Bird Steward Bird Walk
Mondays at 9AM
Meet at Gazebo at WB Public Access #43
Join Audubon NC Wrightsville Beach Bird Stewards for a bird walk to view the nesting colony of Black Skimmers, Common Terns and American Oystercatchers. Stewards will have spotting scopes and visual aids to share the challenges beach nesting birds face when incubating eggs and raising chicks on the hot sand and busy beach. The walk is free; parking is limited and requires a fee. Consider carpooling with friends!

Airlie Gardens Bird Walk
Wednesday, June 12 | 8:00 - 9:30
Meet in Airlie's Main Parking Lot
Join Jill Peleuses and Airlie Gardens Environmental educators for a relaxed bird walk at scenic Airlie Gardens. Airlie offers a wide range of super birding habitats, and we always see an interesting variety of birds. Regular Airlie admission applies, or stop by Wild Bird & Garden to pick up a $2 admission discount voucher for this month's walk.

Southport Bird Walk
Wednesday, June 19 | 8:30 - 9:30
Meet at Wild Bird & Garden Southport, 105 E Brown Street
Join Wild Bird & Garden staff for a birding stroll around Southport's historic downtown and waterfront areas. This walk is free and open to all!

We're currently working on our Fall and Winter events and excursions. Get ready for Fall Classes, our annual Lake Mattamuskeet/Outer Banks birding weekend, and more! Details coming soon.
Thanks so much for reading. We hope to see you soon, either enjoying a birding hike, checking out this weekend's Native Plant Sale, or in the stores looking for that perfect Father's Day gift. While you're here, don't forget about all of those busy feathered fathers in your yard - they'll appreciate an extra serving of suet or mealworms while they're busy with their new kiddos. We're happy to help you find the perfect gifts for ALL of those special Fathers in your life!

To all of you wonderful  Dads out there: Happy  Father's Day from all of us here at Wild Bird & Garden!

Happy Birding!
Jill and the Wild Bird & Garden Crew


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