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Great Lakes Birding
July 28, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 am
The Great Lakes region is the host for the 2019 Audubon Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bordered by the funneling effects of the Great Lakes and at the convergence of the Atlantic and Mississippi flyways, our region provides critical habitat for more than 350 diverse bird species.
“One of my favorite things about working at Audubon is the many opportunities I get to enjoy bird walks. At this year’s convention, Wisconsin chapters have thoughtfully curated amazing field trips for you to enjoy.” – Rebeccah Sanders, Senior Vice President, States National Audubon Society
Bird Walk & LEED Building Tour at Schlitz Audubon Nature
Sun., July 28, 6 am – 11 am
Enjoy a guided bird walk on a variety of trails through forests, wetlands, restored prairies, ravines, bluffs, and the Lake Michigan shoreline. Schlitz Audubon Nature Center is a designated Important Bird Area where you may spot species such as Great Crested Flycatcher, American Redstart, Baltimore Oriole and Rose-breasted Grosbeak. This field trip will conclude with a tour of the education center, Wisconsin’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certified building.
Each one of these field trips showcases the very best that our region has to offer. No matter which trip you choose, you won’t be disappointed. To learn more about the convention, register and sign-up for one of the amazing field trips mentioned, please visit: audubonconvention.org.