Join the staff of Howell Woods on May 14th for this birding event - great for families.

The staff at Johnston Community College’s Howell Woods has organized an International Migratory Bird Day to involve youth, their families and adults in learning about birds, bird watching, and bird conservation.

Join us on Saturday, May 14 from 8 – 9 a.m. for a walk with an expert birder to identify migratory bird species by sight and sound. From 9 – 10 a.m., observe members of the Howell Woods bird banding team safely band and release songbirds during a mist-netting demonstration.

Pre-registration is required and the event is limited to 15 people. For more information or to register, please call 919-938-0115. Howell Woods is located at 6601 Devil’s Racetrack Road in the Bentonville community of southeastern Johnston County.

Established in 1969, Johnston Community College is a comprehensive community college within the North Carolina System, offering 58 academic programs and numerous continuing education programs, services and opportunities.  The College provides programming through its main campus in Smithfield as well as the Arboretum, Cleveland Center, Rudolph Howell & Son Environmental Learning Center and the Workforce Development Center.  JCC is fully accredited by the Commission of Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees.