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Birding the Marsh Haven Nature Center Trails 05/08/22

With trip leader: Rick Vant Hoff. Limit: 15. Price $15. The hike at Marsh Haven Nature Center consists of three different trails; a wetland trail, a prairie trail and a woodland trail, with no trail longer than ½ mile.  Common birds in the area are Eastern Bluebirds, swallows, a variety of sparrows, hawks, Sandhill Cranes […]

$15.00

Bird hike- May 19th 6PM-8PM

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI

Bird Hike  Meet at 6 PM Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. We will walk the trails out to Indermuhle Island and back.

Field trip – Old Marsh Road

Field trip Old Marsh Road met Sunday June 12th  8 am the east end of Old Marsh road.  (Point Rd) We will walk out from there.  Spotting scopes are handy but not necessary. Target birds will be Yellow-headed Blackbirds, Black-necked stilts, rails, bitterns and gallinules https://horiconmarshbirdclub.com/locations/old-marsh-road-east-end/

September Meeting. Keeping Wisconsin birds healthy

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI

Join us on Sept 15 at 6:30PM at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center located at N7725 Hwy 28 between Horicon and Mayville. Our talk will be "An Overview of Causes of Wild Bird Mortality in Wisconsin" . What we can do to keep wild birds in Wisconsin healthy by Nancy Businga, Wildlife Disease […]

Marsh watch

Palmatory Street Overlook Palmatory Street Overlook @43.472687,-88.613839, Horicon, WI

Join us at the new Palmatory st picnic shelter  starting Oct 15th 4:30PM. We'll watch what returns to the marsh to roost for the night. Cranes, geese, gulls, ducks and who knows what else. Bring along a picnic supper and enjoy the sunset.

Oct Meeting. Tim Hahn: Road Tripping for Birds – Planning Travel in Search of Life Birds.

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI

Since Tim became a birder in 2002, he primarily stuck to birding in Wisconsin, but given the opportunity in 2021, he began traveling America in search of life birds. By leveraging eBird and other applications, he created custom travel itineraries to efficiently target life birds. Tim will share his experiences planning travel and searching for […]

November Program – Mark Martin, Goose pond, Madison Audubon

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI

Join us at 6:30 PM  Our program for this month will be Speaker Mark Martin, care taker of  Madison' Audubon's  Goose Pond Sanctuary. The focus will be on the management of the 730 acres of prairie and wetland habitat Goose Pond Sanctuary and the wildlife found there. Two hundred and seventy-one species are on the […]

December Program- Eric Kilburg WI DNR – Dodge county Wildlife Biologist

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI

Join us at 6:30 PM. Our speaker will be Eric Kilburg, Dodge county's new Wildlife Biologist.  He will talk about managing water levels for birds. Wetland habitat suitability for birds is driven by vegetation structure and composition. Together, these components determine the quantity and quality of cover and food available.   As the wetland manager, Eric […]

December 16: Owl Prowl: 6:30-8:30pm.

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI

December 16: Owl Prowl: 6:30-8:30pm.   Join us for a presentation featuring LIVE owls in the auditorium. Animal ambassadors from Marsh Haven Nature Center will allow us to see the amazing adaptations that owls have. Then don your warm layers as we walk out to Indermuehle Island to call for owls. It will be a HOOT!  

January Program – Matthew A. Young, Finch Irruptions, The Finch Research Network (FiRN) and the Winter Finch Forecast 

Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center N7725 Highway 28, Horicon, WI

Join us at 6:30 PM for our speaker  Matthew Young , President and Founder of the Finch Research Network. Birders are often delighted to observe winter finches during the winter, and the Winter Finch Forecast is one of the most highly anticipated birding/ornithological reports of the year. I'll plan to talk about finch irruptions, the […]