Wednesday Morning Birding continues. See our Field Trips page for details on future field trips.
UNI's Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture Series presents:
Monarch Butterfly expert, Karen Oberhauser
Dwindling numbers for an iconic insect: A conservation biologist ponders moving beyond the documentation of declines
First Presbyterian Church, 9th & Main St. Cedar Falls
All are welcome.
Brian Button, editor of the DNR's publication Iowa Outdoors, will be our featured speaker.
FYI: Driftless Area Birding Festival - Saturday, Nov. 10th
See the Field Trips page for details.
Have you seen this bird?
|Red-breasted Nuthatch - Photo by Wolfgang Wander - Creative Commons Photo|
Keep your eye out for this visitor to your suet or seed feeders. Reported observances of the Red-breasted Nuthatch have been received for Iowa since late September. Learn more about this endearing little bird at Cornell's website. Be sure to listen to the sound files of this bird's vocalizations. It sounds like a tiny tin horn! Let us know if you see this species...this seems to be a great year to see these birds.
Buying Federal Duck Stamps is among the simplest ways that anyone can participate in wildlife and habitat conservation. Duck Stamps are a required annual purchase for waterfowl hunters 16 and older, and a current duck stamp grants the bearer free entrance into any national wildlife refuge that charges an entry fee. But whether you are a hunter, birder or other outdoors enthusiast or you simply want to help preserve our natural resources for future generations to enjoy, you can contribute to conservation by buying Duck Stamps.
You may often purchase duck stamps at sporting goods stores that sell hunting and fishing licenses. Call your local post office and ask if they have duck stamps for sale. You may also buy them online from the American Birding Association.
Information from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service website for Duck Stamps.
2018 Grant Project Funds Awarded
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