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Backyard Bird Program

The Milligan Public Library will be hosting a public program about backyard birds given by Dave Titterington of Lincoln on Thursday, May 18, at the library at 1:30 p.m.
 Dave Titterington is founder of the Wild Bird Habitat Stores, a family owned and operated business that opened in 1993. Today, Wild Bird Habitat has two locations in Lincoln operated by Dave, his wife Linda and daughter Katie, specializing in backyard bird feeding, bird conservation, environmental education and outdoor birding recreation. He is well known in the area as a bird enthusiast.
 Dave actively supports and participates in a number of conservations groups in Nebraska including: Nebraska Birding Trails Project, Bluebirds Across Nebraska, Raptor Recovery Nebraska and was a former member-at-large on the Nebraska Bird Partnership Steering Committee. He spent 12 years as a teacher/naturalist at the Pioneers Park Nature Center where he helped to educate children and adults on a variety of nature topics and was the recipient in 2002  of the Edna M. Shields award “Sharing Nature with Children.” In 2005, he was awarded the Journal Star, Howard Weigers Outstanding Wildlife conservation Award. Dave also received the Lyman’s Award and Earthkeeper Award from National Audubon’s Wachiska Chapter of South Eastern Nebraska. In 2015, he was awarded the Conservation Communicator Award from the Nebraska Wildlife Federation. Also in 2015, Lincoln’s Wild Bird Habitat Stores were the recipients of Best Birding Retailer in the U.S selected by leaders in the bird feeding industry.