An Eastern Bluebird perches on a branch. (photo © Dave Thomas)

It's Time for the Christmas Bird Count!

The Christmas Bird Count originated as a conservation-minded alternative to a 19th-century tradition known as the Christmas "Side Hunt." Now it's the longest-running citizen science project in the world.

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The Harris Center connects people to the natural world through land protection, education of all ages, conservation research, and programs that encourage active participation in the great outdoors.