Great Backyard Bird Count
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Great Backyard Bird Count

Great Backyard Bird Count

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Glen Helen Trailside Museum

505 Corry Street

405 Corry Street

Yellow Springs, OH 45387

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Grab your binoculars or borrow a pair of ours as we join the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's worldwide effort to assess bird populations. Join Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist, Bethany Gray, by the fire as we count the birds around the Museum. Amateurs of all ages to skilled birders are encouraged to join the count and continue counting on the trails! Free, donations appreciated.

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Are tickets available at the door?

No, tickets must be purchased ahead of time.

The best method for purchasing tickets is through Online Registration as it helps us to prepare for the event. Online registration is available until 30 minutes prior to the hike on the day of the event or until the group maximum is met, whichever comes first. Walk-in registration is not available.

Since we are a nonprofit organization, your ticket purchase serves as a donation receipt. We appreciate your cooperation.

Are there ID requirements or age limitations?

Please check in with our staff only once your entire party is present. The individual placing the order will be asked to show ID at check-in. If this event has age limitations, all members of your party will be asked to show proof of age.

Do I need to bring my printed ticket?

No. We do our best to minimize paper waste. Please bring your ID to check-in digitally.

Upon arrival, please see the Glen Helen staff/volunteer member to check-in with your party.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Please dress comfortably and appropriately for expected weather and trail conditions. Wear closed-toe, trail appropriate shoes. Hiking sticks and trekking poles are permitted.

A water bottle is recommended.

Though we are a pet-friendly preserve, pets are not permitted on guided hikes. If pets are permitted for this hike, it will be noted in the description above. We appreciate your understanding.

What are my parking options at the event?

Participants may choose to park in the lot located at our main entrance, at 405 Corry Street, Yellow Springs. Members park free, nonmembers, $5. If the parking lot is full, parking is available across the street in the overflow lot adjacent to the Antioch College Dorm; on the corner of Limestone and Corry Streets. Please DO NOT park in the dorm parking lot. Your vehicle may be towed.

Street/curbside and lot parking is also available in the Village of Yellow Springs.

Will the event be canceled if it rains?

If rain or poor conditions occur, this event may be canceled. If extreme weather or dangerous conditions occur this event may be canceled. Participants will be notified of any change via email, at least 2 hours prior to the event. Please check your email before departing for this event.

What is the refund policy?

We hope you are able to attend. In the event that a refund is necessary, please log into your Eventbrite account, go to Current Orders by clicking on My Tickets. When you find your order, click on it. Look for a button to Request a Refund and fill out the short contact form. Please include your order number and phone number to assist us in processing your request.

Refund requests must be received by 5 pm on the Wednesday before the event/program.

If you are unable to make it to this event and decide not to request a refund or your request comes after the refund deadline, please know that 100% of your ticket value has been donated to Glen Helen, to support ecological education programming and environmental protection efforts. Your donation is tax deductible. Thank you. We appreciate your support.

Since Glen Helen is a nonprofit organization, is my ticket purchase tax deductible?

YES! Glen Helen is a nonprofit organization. As such, your ticket purchase is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. Thank you. We appreciate your support.

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Glen Helen Trailside Museum

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Yellow Springs, OH 45387

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