Wings & Wetlands Weekend

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Date(s) - 05/14/2016
All Day

Dickinson County Nature Center


Wings and Wetlands 2016 schedule


8 a.m. Saturday, May 14: Warbler Walk

Location: Marble Lake Boat Ramp

Join local birder Ed Thelen and trek through beautiful Kettleson Hogsback State Park in search of warblers and other feathered friends. Learn how to identify and spot these little neo-tropical birds as they migrate back to the area to start a family. Bring your binoculars and bird book; extra will be available.  Meet at Marble Lake Boat Ramp, The entrance is north of Moellers Marine on 240th Avenue on the west side of Big Spirit Lake.


1 p.m. Saturday, May 14: Live Great-Horned Owl Program

Location: Dickinson County Nature Center

Come to the Dickinson County Nature Center to learn more about one of the top avian predators that calls Iowa home. This nocturnal bird has many adaptations that help it survive year-round. Catch a glimpse of a real, live great-horned owl chick in person. Learn how local wildlife rehabilitators help these and other animals and what you can do if you find one.


Photo of a swan on the wetlandopens IMAGE file


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