Celebrate the arrival of spring by joining us on Saturday, April 28 for a bird walk through the forest!
An expert birder from The Coulee Region Audubon Society and local Audubon forester will be help identify birds and their habitats as you go. Bring your family, friends, binoculars, favorite field guide, sunglasses, and a bottle of water!
Have you ever wondered how researchers band the little legs on song birds? Now is your chance to learn! There will be live bird banding demonstrations with a variety of experts on-site to help identify birds and explain how and why we band birds.
Everyone is welcome and the events are free. Registration is not required for this event but is welcomed by calling 608-779-2330. If you would like to borrow a pair of binoculars for the event call Ranger Jamie at 608-779-2330 to reserve a pair.
Where: Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge Interpretive Trail located in Goose Island County Park. After you turn into Goose Island County Park off of Hwy 35, it will be the first gravel parking lot on the left. Watch for the posted signs.
When: Saturday April 28, 2018
Live Bird Banding Demonstrations: 6:30am – 10:30am
Bird Walk: 7:30am – 8:30am
For more information, contact the Visitor Center at 608-779-2399 or visit the facility, located at N5727 County Road Z, Onalaska, WI. The Visitor Center is open Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The center is closed Sundays and all Federal holidays. Information may also be found on the Refuge’s webpage: http://www.fws.gov/refuge/upper_mississippi_river/
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N5727 County Road Z
Onalaska, WI 54650
Goose Island County Park
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