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Christmas Bird Count at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

December 20, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

<h1 class="tribe-events-single-event-title">Christmas Bird Count at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge</h1>

What: Volunteer for the Christmas Bird Count

When: December 20 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where: Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

9981 Pacific St, Prairie City, IA 50228

Volunteer for the Christmas Bird Count at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

Volunteer for the Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, December 20 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. You will learn about our feathered friends while helping to collect important survey data. The findings will allow scientists to study the health of Iowa’s bird populations. The Friends of Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will provide a free lunch. Pre-registration is required by Monday, December 18 by emailing [email protected] or by calling 515-994-3400. Please meet at the refuge visitor center. Free loaner binoculars will be available to sign out.

Volunteers are required to fill out a volunteer agreement and volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign the form. Volunteers are required to wear closed sturdy shoes, pants, a long-sleeved shirt, clothing appropriate for weather conditions, as well as, carrying a refillable water bottle during the survey.

For additional information and to register for the program, contact [email protected] or call 515-994-3400. 

The refuge is located right off highway 163 in Prairie City at 9981 Pacific Street – only about 30 minutes east of Des Moines. For more information about the refuge and event, including driving directions, please visit our website at https://www.fws.gov/refuge/neal-smith or check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/NealSmithNWR. Specific questions can be directed to Nancy Corona at [email protected] or (515) 994-3400.

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Date:
December 20, 2023
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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