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Ornithology 101 | A Land Ethic Workshop

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September 23, 2023
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Hitchcock Nature Center

Join us & celebrated educator Ron Cisar for this month's session of "A Land Ethic Workshop." This program is perfect for anyone with an interest in conservation and a desire to develop a better understanding of the natural world outside their own front door. $15/person. Ages 14+. Program participants will enjoy a full morning of instruction & learning, including

- Ornithology 101
- Bird Characteristics and Identification
- An introduction to common bird species
- A look at the annual raptor migration through the Missouri River valley
- A study of lead poisoning & its effect on Bald Eagles
- A reading & discussion of Aldo Leopold's essay "The Choral Copse"
- September Nature Calendar (phenology)
- Each month will include a look at Mother Nature's Calendar to help familiarize you with natural changes you can look for throughout the year and will finish out in true Leopold tradition, with a song.

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Contact: Kylie Gumpert
(712) 828-2140

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Hitchcock Nature Center
27792 Ski Hill Loop
Council Bluffs, IA

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