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Outing to Horicon Marsh

May 17 @ 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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

  • Greg Armstrong, director of land management & environmental education at Holy Wisdom Monastery
  • Sara Minkoff, a member of the Friends of Wisdom Prairie
  • Charles Pils, director emeritus, Bureau of Endangered Resources, Wisconsin, Department of Natural Resources

Cost

$80/person; includes, boat ride, lunch, bus and entrance fee for Explorium

Register

Register by May 10, 2017. The outing is limited to 50 people.

 

Photo provided by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

 

Details

Date:
May 17
Time:
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Venue

Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Road M
Middleton, WI 53562 United States
Website:
www.benedictinewomen.org

Organizer

Greg Armstrong
Phone:
608-836-1631, x123
Email:
garmstrong@benedictinewomen.org