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Head to a Nest Box Seminar March 2 at Horicon Marsh and do your part to help Wisconsin's birds and bats

Contact(s): Liz Herzmann, DNR wildlife conservation educator, 920-387-7893
February 12, 2019

HORICON, Wis. - Head to the Horicon Mash Education and Visitor Center March 2 for a hands-on look at how to build bird and bat houses.

This event will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - speakers will discuss everything from bluebird and wood duck houses to new topics, like bats and raptors. This event is free to the public, and all ages are welcome.

Live raptors will be onsite for viewing - planned events are as follows:

Dscover the best ways to make your nest boxes
Discover the best ways to make your nest boxes "pro-duck-tive."Photo credit: DNR

For those who wish to purchase a bluebird or wood duck box onsite, the Friends of the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center will provide kits and fully assembled boxes for sale. Donuts and coffee will also be available for purchase.

Classrooms sessions will feature displays from local bird conservation organizations, including Bluebird Restoration Association of Wisconsin, Horicon Marsh Bird Club, Marsh Haven Nature Center, Wood Duck Society, Horicon NWR and Wisconsin DNR.

For more information regarding this event, call 920-387-7893. The Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center is located between Horicon and Mayville on Highway 28. For a detailed list of all Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center special events, please visit the Friends of Horicon Marsh website at [EXIT DNR].

Last Revised: Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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