SELF PM-Guest Speaker: History of Christmas Bird Count

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Prairie Woods Nature Center
1603 Oak Grove Road
Hawarden, IA


The Prairie Woods Nature Center will host Senior Environmental Learning and Fellowship (SELF) ever third Tuesday of the month! Due to COVID-19, the next couple of SELF programs may look a little different than our normal gatherings. We understand the concern in the world today, we also know some of you are longing for interaction. We are working hard to come up with safe ways to interact and still fellowship together and learn about our environment!

This month we have a special guest speaker! World Class birder, Kelly McKay, will be joining us to bring us one of his most popular birding presentations: Thu Ultimate Winter Bird Survey: Summary of the First Ever Christmas Bird Count Marathon. This presentation give and overview and history of the Christmas Bird count Program. We describe the successful competition of the first Christmas Bird Count Marathon by discussing each individual count and highlighting noteworthy birds identified.

Whether you are new to SELF or a committed participant, we encourage you to give it a try. We promise you will enjoy your-SELF!

Pre-registration is not required but appreciated. Register by clicking here.