Monday, April 18, 2016

Upcoming Event - Bird Day Celebration

On Saturday May 14th the Isabella Conservation District and the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways are hosting our fifth 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 3:00 PM
  • Participate in bird banding Alma College biologist Mike Bishop
  • Owl Pellet dissection
  • Make an Audubon Bird Call
  • Decorate a bird mask and other crafts
  • Compare your "wingspan" to the wingspan of birds
  • Check out the Ziibiwing Center's new Ozhaashko Bineshiinh Miikan (Bluebird Trail)
  • 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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