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Bird Banding

Bird Banding Dates

2017 BIRD BANDING DATES

Please check back for 2017 dates!

bird-banding-picYou won’t want to miss this opportunity to see resident and migratory birds up close, as birds are caught in mist nets and banded for the purpose of research. Join Mike Bishop, researcher and president of the Michigan Bird Banding Association, and CNC staff at the east wetlands parking lot off Grey road (the gate will be open during banding hours).

If it is raining or windy, banding will not take place. If the weather is questionable, please call the front office after 8 am on the day of the scheduled banding.

The parking area for bird banding is on the west side of Grey Road, about 1/8 mile beyond the parking lot for the Ridge Area. From Pine River Road, turn south on Grey Road, continue past the first parking lot on the left (Ridge Area), and turn into the first gravel drive on the RIGHT that doesn’t have a house or mailbox.

Free, ages 5+, under 18 w/adult.

2017 Sponsors

Member & Friend Sponsors

Bronze
Dr. Sandra Simmons

Copper
Valerie Fargo
Loretta Moeller
David Guenther and Nancy Nickerson