Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Upcoming Event - Bird Day Celebration (02 MAY 2015)

On Saturday May 2nd the Isabella Conservation District and the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways are hosting our third annual Migratory Bird Day Celebration.  This event is from 1:00 PM to 5:00PM and is free to the public.  The Ziibiwing Center is located at 6650 E. Broadway just east of Mt. Pleasant.

Some of the activities for the day include:

  • "The Wonder of Raptors" - a live birds of prey presentation by Wings of Wonder at 3:30 PM
  • Presentation by 2015 International Migratory Bird Day poster artist Amelia Hansen at 2:00 PM
  • Participate in bird banding
  • Owl Pellet dissection
  • Make an Audubon Bird Call
  • Decorate a bird mask and other crafts
  • Compare your "wingspan" to the wingspan of birds
  • Learn about birdwatching with experts from the Chippewa Valley Audubon Club
  • Handle replicas skulls and eggs of some of Mid-Michigan's native birds
There will be lots of free goodies including stickers and posters.  We will also be giving away door prizes over the course of the afternoon (including International Migratory Bird Day t-shirts) - you must be present to win any door prizes.

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