Building Better Birders Workshop

Hurstville Fishing Pond, Jackson County

Friday, June 25, 2021

Summer is here and so is some of the best song bird viewing of the season! Jackson County Conservation is hosting a Building Better Birders Workshop where bird watchers, “birders,” will learn about warblers, sparrows, tanagers, grosbeaks , and buntings native to Iowa. This workshop will be held on June 25th and will put your birding skills to the test with a field session at Pine Valley Nature Area from 7:30 am – 11 am, warblers of Iowa I.D and sparrows, tanagers, grosbeaks, and buntings of Iowa presentations at the Hurstville Interpretive Center from 12 pm to 3:30 pm. To register or for more information call (563) 652-3783 or email Tony at

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). To sign up or for more information call the Hurstville Interpretive Center at (563) 652-3783. All participants must sign up 48 hours in advanced and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants are asked to follow social distancing practices while attending. Funding for this workshop was provided by the Resource Enhancement and Protection-Conservation Education Program (Reap-CEP).

To Register

This event is accepting email reservations.Register at least 48 hours before event. Call or email to register.


Building Better Birders Workshop


Friday, June 25, 2021
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM


Hurstville Interpretive Center
18670 63rd Street.
Maquoketa, IA 52060 (563) 652-3783
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