Pinecone Bird Feeder
pinecone bird feeder is a simple project that even young children
can help create.
name "sticky" refers to the resin on the pinecone. As the pinecones
are handled, a sticky residue (which is very difficult to remove)
is commonly deposited on hands and fingers. Pinecones that have
recently dropped from the trees have plenty of fresh resin ready
to stick on hands, tables, and clothing.
project is most adaptable to cooler or cold outside temperatures.
If it is too warm, the shortening will melt and mixture fall from
the food supply of our feathery friends is very important during
harsh winter conditions to help guarantee their survival. The Iowa
Department of Transportation's roadside planting program not only
beautifies our roadsides and provides a windbreak for blowing snow,
the plantings also serve as a shelter and food source for many different