Building Better Birders Workshop

Hurstville Interpretive Center, Jackson County

Saturday, April 24, 2021

On Saturday April 24th Jackson County Conservation is hosting a Building Better Birders Workshop where bird watchers, “birders,” will learn about the water and shorebird species of Iowa and have a chance to put their knowledge into practice. On April 24th at the Hurstville Interpretive Center 18670 63rd St. Maquoketa IA, at 8:00 am participants will learn from a presentation on the waterbirds and shorebirds of Iowa presented by Birder Kelly McKay. Following the presentation we will travel to Green Island Wildlife Management Area, and meet at 1:00 pm. Kelly and participants will take advantage of the spring water and shorebird watching! Schedule: 8am-10am Introduction to Waterbirds (HIC) 10-12am Shorebird ID (HIC) 1-4 pm Birding at Green Island Wildlife Management Area. 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

Please call to place your reservation.Register at least 48 hours before event. Call or email to register.


Building Better Birders Workshop


Saturday, April 24, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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