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Hunter’s Education Classes Coming To Crex Meadows

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 at 7:24 am

There will be a hunter education course offered April 23rd through
April 28th at Crex Meadows Wildlife Education & Visitor Center. The
class is from 6 – 8:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Saturday, April
28 will be outdoor practical skills. Cost is $10 per person. Class
size is limited so call Warden Chris Spaight to reserve your spot at
715-463-2900.

New this week to the bird observation list includes Whippoorwills,
Saw-whet Owls, Sora, and Upland Sandpipers. Join a spring birding tour to help spot and identify the growing number of bird species in the area. Tours will be Saturday, April 28, May 5, and May 12 from 8 to 10a.m. Cost is $5; registration required. International Migratory Bird day is Saturday, May 12. Celebrate the naming of Grantsburg as a Bird City Wisconsin with walks, talks, and explorations about birds
throughout the day at Memory Lake Park beginning at 8 a.m.

Wildlife Experience Weekend is coming up Saturday, May 19th and 20th.
Tours will be held on Saturday at 5 p.m., Sunday at 4 a.m. and 7 a.m.
Space is limited; there are fees with the tours; please pre-register.

Bike through Crex Meadows on Saturday, May 26. Multiple varying
lengths are on paved roads. Pre-registration and payment are required. Proceeds go towards the Endowment Fund.

For more information about these and other events at Crex Meadows, please call 715-463-2739, visit www.crexmeadows.org, or find
us on Facebook. Friends of Crex support these and other programs. You
can support these types of programs and be more involved by joining
the Friends of Crex.

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