EVENT CANCELED DUE TO HIGH WATER LEVELS. No current plans to reschedule.
Sep 9; Pelican Festival, Hawkeye Wildlife Area, Coralville Lake, 11:00 am-4:00 pm. Free, fun family event includes spotting scope viewing stations, programs on American White Pelican, Peregrine Falcon, geology of the Coralville Reservoir, bees and pollinators, plus numerous exhibitors and a food vendor. Hawkeye Wildlife Area is located at 2564 Amana Rd NW, Swisher, IA 52338 (on NW side of the lake). Call 319-338-3543 ext 6300. Event is hosted by Iowa Audubon, Iowa DNR, Iowa City Bird Club, Cedar Rapids Audubon, & U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
12:30 American White Pelican, Doug Harr, IA Audubon
1:00 Live Peregrine, Raptology
1:30 Mussels, Scott Gritters, IA DNR
2:30 Rusty Patch Bumblebee, Jason Taylor, Bur Oak
3:00 American White Pelican, Doug Harr, IA Audubon
Bur Oak Land Trust
Cedar County Conservation
Eastern Iowa Beekeepers Assoc.
Iowa County Conservation
Iowa Native Plant Society
IA Ornithologists’ Union
IA Wildlife Federation I
Iowa Raptor Project
Johnson County Conservation
Prairie States Mushroom Club
The Songbird Project
Sustainable Iowa Land Trust (S.I.L.T.)
Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources, Iowa Audubon, Iowa City Bird Club, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Cedar Rapids Audubon Society, BSA Scout Troop 212 (FOOD Vendor), Funny Face Designs by Lori (Free Face Painting)
For more info call 319-338-3543, ext. 6300