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Mercer Bird Festival

When:
June 9, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
2018-06-09T07:00:00-05:00
2018-06-09T13:00:00-05:00
Where:
Carow Park
Hwy J
Mercer
Wi 54547
Cost:
10.00
Contact:
Mercer Area Chamber of Commerce
715.476.2389

Mercer is recognized as a Bird City by Bird City Wisconsin. This means our community offers programs that educate residents and visitors about birds and sound conservation practices.

The Mercer Bird Festival is part of our Bird City affiliation and is open to birders and nature lovers of all levels and ages.

Download a Schedule and Registration

SCHEDULE

Friday, June 8th, 5-8pm
Meet and Greet at Carow Park
appetizers will be provided ~ cash bar

Saturday, June 9th, 8am-1pm
On-Site Activities at Carow Park
Live Bird Education and Displays

Field Trips
7-9am

Guided Birding Hike 1 with John Bates
Little Turtle Wildlife Area (limited to 20)

Guided Birding Hike 2 with Zach Wilson Turtle Flambeau Flowage Scenic Waters Area
(limited to 10)

Bird Banding Demonstration with Bruce Bacon (limited to 20)

9-11am

Guided Birding Hike with John Bates
Little Turtle Wildlife Area (limited to 20)

Bird Banding Demonstration with Zach Wilson (limited to 20)

Eagle Banding Trip with Bruce Bacon (limited to 15) *$10 additional fee for this trip

11am
Bird House Building for Kids

NOON
Bird Calling Contest