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24th Annual Itasca State Park Winter Bird Count

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Name: 24th Annual Itasca State Park Winter Bird Count
Date: December 16, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM CST
Event Description:
24th Annual Itasca State Park Winter Bird Count
Meet at the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center Lobby between 7:30 and 8 a.m. for assignment of count areas.
This holiday season take part in the annual winter bird count at Itasca State Park. This year marks the park’s 24th year of participation in the nation-wide Audubon Christmas Bird Count.
 
Explore Itasca’s count area in search of our winter bird residents.  Stay a few hours or spend the whole day. Information collected is used to track migration patterns and changes in winter bird species abundance throughout North America. To learn more about this nation-wide bird survey go to: http://birds.audubon.org/christmas-bird-count
 
Meet at the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center lobby between 7:30 and 8 a.m. for assignment of count areas. Bird count will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 
NOTES: Entire program is held outdoors. Dress warmly for outdoor winter conditions. Bring your lunch if staying for the entire day. The group will gather at the visitor center at Noon for a lunch break. For questions and further details, call 218-699-7259. If weather is bad, the alternate date will be Tuesday, December 18. Check with the park to confirm
Location:

Itasca State Park
36750 Main Park Drive
Park Rapids, MN 56470

Meet at the Jacob V. Brower Visitor Center Lobby
 
Date/Time Information:
Monday, December 16, 2019
From 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
218-699-7251
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