Canada geese & gosling Skimmer dragonfly Cape May warbler Ring-necked duck Great blue heron Pied-billed grebe Yellow-billed cuckoo

Birding Basics Series

7.00 pm at the Migratory Bird Center.

Have you always wanted to know more about the birds of the area?   These two sessions will focus on basic bird identification.
Lots of free handouts!

Please pre-register at 419-898-0960 #31

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Spring Wildlife Beach Clean Up

10:00 am at the Wildlife Beach

Give something back to the area by helping us with this clean up.
Make the beach safe for people and wildlife.

Friends of Magee Marsh provide lunch following the clean up.

Please register by phoning 419-898-0960 #31

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Garlic Mustard Pull.

Help us reduce this invasive species along the boardwalk.

*** Check in at the west entrance of the boardwalk. ***

1:00 until 4:00 pm.

Can you work an hour or two to help us reduce this noxious weed from
hiding all of those warblers?

If we all help a little, it will make a BIG DIFFERENCE.
Let's keep up the good work!

*** PS - Bring some gardening gloves. ***

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Noon until 4:00 pm.

Learn about fascinating insects through hands-on activies.
Earn your very own "degree of bugology".
Lots of fun!

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North American Butterfly Association Butterfly Count

10:00 am until 4:00 pm.

Join us as we count all butterflies at Magee Marsh and Ottawa
National Wildlife Refuge today as part of this national count.

  • Meet at the Sportsmen's Migratory Bird Center at 10 am.
  • Bring a lunch, a hat and some water.
  • You don't have to be an expert.
  • Everyone is invited!

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Growing up Wild!

Join us for these nature based PRE-SCHOOL activities from Project Wild.

10:00 am to 10:45 am at the Bird Center.

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Coast Weeks Beach Clean up.

Meet at the Wildlife Beach at 10:00 am.

Help us make the beach safe for people and wildlife,

then enjoy a lunch hosted by Friends of Magee Marsh.

Refer to Calendar or Homepage for the date.