Adopt a Bluebird
Imation participates in an Adopt-a-Bluebird program to engage and heighten employee environmental awareness. It’s wonderful to watch them build their nest, lay eggs, and fledge young. In addition to bluebirds we often encounter tree swallows, chickadees, titmice, and wrens. Surrounding habitat is what attracts these birds to nest in the area so it’s also a good chance to evaluate what the property has to offer. Houses have been built and donated to our Adopt a Bluebird program by one of our employees. In the spring and summer, employees volunteer to monitor nestboxes throughout our property to determine the breeding success of “our” bluebirds. We start signing people up in March. The boxes are checked once a week, April through August. The volunteers document the bird species, number of eggs and number of fledglings. They also clean and maintain the houses to prepare for the next tenant.