Field Trips are free and open to the public. Meeting place varies and is noted in the schedule. Carpooling is encouraged and figured out at the designated meeting place and time. Some trips are accessible to people with disabilities.
Meetings are held at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, Room A, 220 S. Gilbert St., Iowa City, generally at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month. E-mail: email@example.com
April 30 – May 25, Weekdays, 6:30 a.m. Hickory Hill Park Warbler Walks. Co-sponsored by Bur Oak Land Trust with leaders Mark Madsen, Jason Paulios, Dan Rose, Chris Edwards, and Elliot Stalter. Meet at the parking lot at the end of Conklin Lane. Daily sightings will be posted on our web site. Warbler Walk Results 2018
June 6, Wednesday, 8 a.m. Kent Park Bird Walk with leader Rick Hollis. Meet at the CEC.
June 9, Saturday, 7:30 a.m. Bur Oak Land Trust Properties in Johnson County. Check out some of the new Bur Oak properties that are open to us for birding. This half-day trip will have both on-trail and off-trail hiking over uneven terrain. Hiking boots, long pants, water, and insect repellent are advised. Meet at the Fin & Feather parking lot. Leader: Mark Madsen.
June 20, Wednesday, 8 a.m. Kent Park Bird Walk with leader Rick Hollis. Meet at the CEC.
June 23, Saturday, 6:30 a.m. Indiangrass Hills in Iowa County for breeding grassland birds. Expect to see Henslow’s Sparrow, Grasshopper Sparrow, Sedge Wren, and Bobolink. Extensive walking on mowed grass paths through this 600-acre restored prairie. Return time is early afternoon. Meet leader Mark Brown at Kohl’s parking lot in Coralville.
July 4, Wednesday, 8 a.m. Kent Park Bird Walk with leader Rick Hollis. Meet at the CEC.
July 7, Saturday, 8 a.m. – Noon. Turkey Vulture Festival at the Coralville Dam East Overlook. Featuring face
painting and Gonzo the Turkey Vulture, who will arrive by mid-morning.
July 18, Wednesday, 8 a.m. Kent Park Bird Walk with leader Rick Hollis. Meet at the CEC.
July 21, Saturday. Annual Butterfly Count sponsored by the North American Butterfly Association. We’ll visit Kent Park, Hawkeye Wildlife Management Area, Lake Macbride, and other areas. To participate, contact Chris Edwards at 319-430-4732 or firstname.lastname@example.org.