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Squaw Creek Fall Birdwatching Trip offered on Nov. 15
POSTED: 10/29/2008
 
This year's day-long trip will take place on Saturday, Nov. 15. When wetland conditions are right, participants can expect to see thousands of geese and ducks at this resting and feeding sanctuary for waterfowl on their migratory journey south. But even in dryer years, the reserve is a great place to visit and observe other wildlife like deer, turkey, pheasants, and bald eagles. This year, officials anticipate that a continental population of over six million birds should make this a great year for Snow Geese migration. Search for the keywords "birding trip" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.

Lunch will take place at Camp Rulo, Neb., famous for fried catfish and other entrees. Participants must provide their own meal expenses and should bring binoculars and a bird book.

The trip will depart from the north side of Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam, at 8 a.m. and return around 4 p.m. The cost for this eight-hour trip is $49 per person and includes van transportation. Preregistration is required.

For more information call 438-7275 ext. 1391. To register, call 831-3359.

Note: This trip is separate from and different from the 50 Plus Squaw Creek trip on Nov. 14.

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