The Nest Big Thing: A Birdhouse Building Competition

March 19 – April 18, 2022
10:00am or 2:00pm · Ambler Farm Red Barn · Birdhouse Submissions $70 member | $75 nonmember

Come together as a community through creativity and camaraderie all while paying tribute to our feathered friends that frequent the farm. This year’s Birdhouse Building Competition invites builders of all skill levels to create the ultimate birdhouse to be hung around Ambler Farm and voted on by farm-goers over a 2+ week period in April. We encourage individuals, duos, teams of all kinds and ages to participate in this fun contest.

With your entry fee, you will have the opportunity to participate in one of two building workshops run by Ambler’s own Master Builder, Matt Oricchio and the Apprentice Builders, access to materials donated by Ring’s End and a Walk & Talk Birding Adventure with Program Director, Stacey Valimont. The winner with the most votes will be announced on April 18th.

Key Dates:
Saturday, March 19th, 10am + 12pm: Birdhouse Building Workshops with Matt Oricchio and Ambler Farm’s Apprentice Builders (Optional - included in entry fee)
Saturday, March 26th, 10am-2pm: Birdhouse Submissions at the Red Barn
Saturday, April 2nd, 12pm: The Bird is the Word Walk + Talk with Stacey Valimont (Optional, included in entry fee)
Sunday, April 3rd - Sunday, April 17th: Birdhouses hung around Ambler Farm property for voting
Monday, April 18th: - Winner announced!

Registration opens Friday, February 18th

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