Building Better Birders: Owl Prowl

Botna Bend Park, Pottawattamie County

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Join us at Botna Bend Park on Thursday, March 25th at 8:00 p.m. for Building Better Birders: Owl Prowl Night Hike & learn about owl species as you listen for their distinctive calls on this night hike. This workshop will be conducted by Kelly McKay (BioEco Research and Monitoring Center), with assistance from Mark Roberts (Clinton County Conservation) and Brian Ritter (Nahant Marsh Education Center) & is being presented as part of a the Building Better Birders programming series. 

This program is open to all ages but is geared toward participants age 12 & over. There is no cost to attend this workshop. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Online pre-registration will open at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 5th. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283.

This is the second of two Building Better Birders workshops scheduled for Thursday, March 25th at Botna Bend, our first, Raptors of Iowa, will begin at 6:00 p.m. Attendees may register for both programs or may select the one that most interests them. Click Here for More Information on Raptors of Iowa.  

Building Better Birders is a programming series designed to improve the bird identification skills of local citizens & promote a greater interest in citizen science programming. Workshops are presented free of charge & supported by the Resource Enhancement and Protection - Conservation Education Program (REAP-CEP).

*In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather participants will be notified via the email address provided during registration.

Due to COVID-19 the format of this program has been adjusted. 

  • 6-foot distance will be maintained between individuals/family groups
  • Masks required while inside and recommended when distancing is impossible outside
  • Staff will wear masks when 6-foot distance is not possible or indoors
  • Maximum registration has been reduced
  • Participants must sign a participation waiver upon arrival

This event is not pet friendly, service animals are always welcome. Please meet at Olsen Lodge. Weather Permitting.

Funding for this workshop was provided by the Resource Enhancement and Protection - Conservation Education Program (REAP-CEP).

2021 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

 

The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

To Register

Register Online

Please call 712-545-3283 for more information

What

Building Better Birders: Owl Prowl

When

Thursday, March 25, 2021
8:00 PM

Where

Botna Bend Park
42926 Mahogany Road
Hancock, IA 51536
Amy Campagna, Environmental Education Coordinator amy.campagna@pottcounty-ia.gov
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Category

Special Events