The mission of the workshop is to create birders across Iowa, that contribute knowledge about birds through participation in Citizen Science programs such as Christmas Bird Counts, Great Backyard Bird Counts, Project Feeder Watch, etc. This workshop will be conducted by Kelly McKay (BioEco Research and Monitoring Center), with assistance from Mark Roberts (Clinton County Conservation), Brian Ritter & James Wiebler (Nahant Marsh Ed. Center). Funding for this workshop was provided by the Resource Enhancement and Protection - Conservation Education Program (REAP-CEP).
Session 1: 9:00 am - 10:30 pm ~ "Common Feeder Birds of Iowa" presentation
Session 2: 10:45 am - 12:15 pm ~ "Rare and Unusual Species of Iowa" presentation
Lunch Break: 12:15 - 1:15 pm (Bring your own)
Session 3: 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm ~ Bird Hike at the Wapsi Center
Registration is Limited and required so please call.
For more information, go to https://buildingbetterbirders.com.
Wapsi River Environmental Education Center
31555 52nd Avenue
Dixon, Iowa 52745