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In the Sky: July 2022
 Of special interest is the arrival of Saturn in the evening sky as Earth in its
faster orbit starts to catch up to the outer planets.

PRAS Board Members to be featured at Martin Memorial Library - New Hartford, Iowa

July 14, 1:00 - 3:00 PM  Puppeteer Charlene Heiar will teach us about Iowa birds using stories and puppets.

July 14, 6:00-7:00 PM
Photographer/Blogger Kenneth Heiar will share his presentation showcasing the beauty of nature.

Native Plant Sale - Hartman Reserve

July 14th - 10 AM to 6 PM

PRAS will have a table at this event; stop by and get information about making your yard/home more bird friendly.

1st Eastern Bluebird hatchlings @ Roberts Wildlife Area, Buchanan County   Photo by David Voigts

Bird-A-Thon 2022: Species Observed
Thanks to all who joined us for our field trips! Spring migrants did not disappoint! Help support our efforts as we seek to raise funds to support our educational and conservation projects.

Crow nest - Cedar Falls   Photo by Bill Schuerman

Great Horned Owlets   Photo by John McCormick

Sandhill Cranes - Sweet Marsh Observed during Midwest Crane Count, April 9, 2022  Photo by Tom Moon

Common Loon  Photo by Scott Garrett

American White Pelican  Photo by Scott Garrett

Osprey  Photo by Scott Garrett

Trumpeter Swans at Big Woods Lake - Dec 2021  Photo by Scott Garrett

Song on a Wire - Wikimedia Commons
Bird Flight Patterns and Music Concert Program
You are now able to access the online concert video and curriculum (see link and password below-posted with permission by the copyright holder).
The link provides the full concert video and online curriculum with activities, lessons, extra musical performances, composer interviews and educational games. 
This resource will remain active through June 2022 (for one year), so utilize it for your programs, personal edification working with your children or grandchildren to teach them about music and birds!

Password:  BFPMC  (case sensitive)

      Find an injured bird or animal? Call Black Hawk Wildlife Rehabilitation Project 319-277-6511

Subscribe to the PRAS YouTube Channel if you are interested in watching recordings of our past Zoom meetings for which we have permission to post for viewing.

Contribute to our Flickr Photo Stream
Go to this URL:   https://www.flickr.com/photos/prairierapidsaudubon/
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The email address associated with PRAS's account is:   praudubon@gmail.com
Email praudubon@gmail.com to request password for email; we won't post it here online.
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