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Report on 2009-2013 Migration Monitoring at Grand Pass CA

Upcoming Events

All of April in the Cole Camp Prairies.  Sunrise – 10 a.m.  Opening Day for our spring grasslands migration station!  MRBO Bander Veronica Mecko will once again lead this spring’s banding efforts on the prairie.  Species anticipated in the nets throughout the season are Henslow’s and Grasshopper Sparrows, Dickcissel, Savannah Sparrow, and Sedge Wren.  Our prairie banding stations are open to visitors, please call us to schedule your family or class!  660-886-8788.

May 3rd and 4th in Jefferson City.  MRBO will join the Audubon Society of Missouri for its annual Spring Meeting.  Our friends at River Bluffs Audubon Society have invited us to be a part of the event, where we will be banding spring songbirds and discussing the wonders of migration.

May 10th at Weston Bend State Park. 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The fifth annual Wings Over Weston festival. Join us as we celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at this outstanding public festival that has something birdy for everyone.

May 31st – June 1st in Kansas City.  We are honored to be a part of the Missouri Master Naturalists Advanced Training Conference this year.  The meeting, hosted by the Osage Trails Chapter, features “Celebrating Nature in the City” and includes a huge variety of training workshops.  See more at the Master Naturalists website.

2013 Grasslands Report

2013 Grasslands Report

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Contact Information
Dana Ripper:
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MRBO Office: 660.886.8788
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