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Horicon Marsh nest box seminar set for March 3

By Central Office February 13, 2018

Contact(s): Liz Herzmann, DNR wildlife conservation educator, 920-387-7893

HORICON, Wis. - For Wisconsin's birds, nesting season is just around the corner - join Department of Natural Resources staff and guest speakers Saturday, March 3 at Horicon Mash Education and Visitor Center for a close look at many of our feathered friends.

Guest speakers will present about many popular cavity-nesters - new this year, attendees can learn more about black-capped chickadees, one of Wisconsin's most popular backyard songbirds. Attendees are encouraged to visit classrooms, where there will be displays from local bird conservation organizations.

A presentation at Horicon's nest box seminar by Jack Bartholmai will help attendees learn more about screech and barred owls. - Photo credit: DNR
A presentation at Horicon's nest box seminar by Jack Bartholmai will help attendees learn more about screech and barred owls.Photo credit: DNR

A presentation by Jack Bartholmai will give a closer look at screech and barred owls, and eastern bluebirds and wood ducks will also be highlighted, as they are the two most common nest box users in the Horicon area. Additional presentations will share more information to help ensure that your bird house is successful in attracting birds this nesting season.

The seminar schedule is as follows:

The Friends of the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center will have nest boxes for sale, either as kits or fully assembled. Snacks will also be available for purchase during the day.

This is a free event and all ages are welcome. For more information, call 920-387-7893. Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is located at N7725, Hwy. 28 between the towns of Horicon and Mayville on Hwy. 28. Please use the lower entrance.

For a detailed list of all Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center special events, please visit the Friends of Horicon Marsh website at www.horiconmarsh.org [EXIT DNR].

Last Revised: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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