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Free Bird Watching & Bagels Program

December 16, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

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What: Free Bird Watching and Bagels Program

When: December 16 from 8:00 am – 9:30 pm

Where: Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

9981 Pacific St, Prairie City, IA 50228

Free Bird Watching & Bagels Program

Brave the cold to enjoy an introduction to the world of bird watching at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, December 16 from 8:00 am – 9:30 pm. The program will start with a quick lesson on binocular usage and bird watching tips-and-tricks, followed by a walk along one of the trails. Free loaner binoculars will be available for check-out and free bagels and hot chocolate will warm participants up after the walk. This event is geared for bird watcher of all skill levels, ages 8 and older. Meet at the visitor center lobby at 8 a.m. For additional information and to register 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.


December 16, 2023
8:00 am - 9:30 am
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