July 26th in Arrow Rock. Visit MRBO bander Veronica Mecko as she captures and bands Ruby-throated Hummingbirds at the Arrow Rock State Historic Site visitor's center! You are welcome any time between 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. to watch this delicate and amazing process. Learn more about the wonderous ecology of these tiny birds and their migratory patterns.
August 9th in Glasgow. The Glasgow Jamboree! MRBO will have a booth where families can build or take home nest boxes. We will also do an indoor presentation on Birds of the Missouri River just in time to take a break from the heat. 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
August 23rd in Columbia. Annual Missouri Bird Conservation Initiative Conference. Everyone interested in the development of conservation partnerships for Missouri’s birds is welcome to attend. The theme of this year’s conference is Research, and Veronica will present four years of MRBO’s breeding grassland bird data. See www.mobci.org for more information.
September 13th in Arrow Rock. If you didn’t make it in July, here’s another chance to join bander Veronica as she captures, bands, and measures Ruby-throated Hummingbirds during migration! 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Arrow Rock State Historic Site.
September 18th in Springfield. We have been invited to give a presentation to the Greater Ozarks Audubon Society on our Northern Saw-whet Owl work! Please see http://www.greaterozarksaudubon.org for more information and events presented by this excellent Audubon chapter.
September 23rd in Warrensburg. Learn to identify our Missouri birds! Join MRBO’s Dana Ripper at the Trails Library at 2 p.m. for a seminar on bird identification in fall and winter, a discussion on attracting birds to your backyard, and a question-and-answer session.September 27th at Prairie State Park. The Prairie State Park Jubilee! Join MRBO and many other fun and educational demonstrations for a day on the prairie! The Jubilee runs from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m..
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