In 2001, the city began to focus on returning the sanctuary to its native vegetation. Time, money, and effort have created luxury accommodations for our winged visitors. The seemingly wild and unkempt plantings give the area an enchanted feel. Even when the birds are hiding in the trees, their songs can be heard throughout the area.
|Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary|
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