5 things you can do to show your love for birds

Amy Alstad Care for the Earth, Friends of Wisdom Prairie Leave a Comment

Their songs uplift our spirits and their powers of flight captivate our imagination.  Birds add immeasurable beauty and joy to our world, but their numbers are declining and they need our help! As spring migrants return to Wisconsin, here are five things you can do to help our feathered friends. Keep a list Birders just love lists! And for good reason; keeping track of the birds you see at your favorite neighborhood park, or in your backyard, or even all the species you see in a year will challenge your ID skills and reveal patterns you might otherwise miss. Spread the word …

Outing to Horicon Marsh

Car McGinley Leave a Comment

Spring Bird Migration at Horicon Marsh  Several knowledgeable birders will accompany us on a trip to visit the largest fresh water cattail marsh in the United States. Enjoy seeking out some of the more than 280 species of birds Horicon Marsh has to offer. Bring your bird book and binoculars—let’s go birding! This outing includes a trip into the marsh aboard a pontoon boat, lunch at the Audubon Inn, time in the DNR Explorium museum and a naturalist led walking tour. Meet the bus at Holy Wisdom Monastery for a 7:30 am departure. We plan to return to the monastery around 5:30 pm. Leaders …