Bringing Up Baby: The American Robin

Bringing Up Baby: The American Robin

On Saturday, June 25 at 10am, join the Friends of the Tanger Arboretum and presenter Len Eiserer for “Bringing Up Baby: The American Robin.” The American Robin is arguably the most successful avian species in North America, thanks largely to its prolific reproduction. At this event, learn about how robins build nests, hatch eggs, nourish nestlings, and turn fledglings into the next generation.

Image of Len EisererLen Eiserer received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine and doctorate in Psychology from Bryn Mawr College. He’s taught for 38 years and currently teaches at Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC). Len has conducted extensive research on both ducklings and robins, and has authored what has been considered “the definitive book on the American Robin.” Len also enjoys community service, travelling, golfing, and collecting information on significant trees in Lancaster County. He currently serves on the board of the Friends of the Tanger Arboretum.

Event Details & Ticketing

Bringing Up Baby will take place on Saturday, June 25 at 10am at LancasterHistory, 230 North President Avenue. Tickets are free, and advance reservations are highly recommended. (Walk-in tickets are not guaranteed.) Ticketholders should check-in at LancasterHistory’s museum before proceeding into the auditorium in Ryder Hall. We encourage ticketholders to read our Health & Safety Protocols for Visitors prior to their arrival.

Tickets may be reserved online or by calling (717) 392-4633.

*Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 18 years or older.

This event is hosted by the Friends of the Tanger Arboretum. The Friends of the Tanger Arboretum, a subsidiary organization of LancasterHistory, helps foster public interest in, and support for, the maintenance and development of the Tanger Arboretum as a community asset. To learn more about the Arboretum or to become a member, please visit the Arboretum’s webpage.

Family-Friendly Nature Series Program

June 25, 2022 LancasterHistory, 230 North President Avenue, Lancaster 10am - 12pm Free