Skip to main content


Events Calendar

Photo by Adrian Olivera

CE: Building Better Birders: Guided Birding Hike

Thursday, December 2, 2021
3:00 pm4:30 pm
Hitchcock Nature Center 27792 Ski Hill Loop Honey Creek, Iowa 51542

Join us at Hitchcock Nature Center on Thursday, December 2nd at 3:00 p.m. for Building Better Birders: Guided Birding Hike & explore the Loess Hills & the birds that make their home there. This is a free program conducted by Kelly McKay with the BioEco Research and Monitoring Center with assistance from Mark Roberts from Clinton County Conservation and Brian Ritter with Nahant Marsh Education Center. Funding for this program is provided by the Resource Enhancement and Protection-Conservation Education Program.

This program is open to all ages but is geared toward participants age 12 & over. There is no cost to attend this workshop. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Online pre-registration will open at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 29th. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283.

This is the first of three Building Better Birders workshops scheduled for Thursday, December 2nd at Hitchcock Nature Center.

3:00 to 4:30 p.m. - Guided Birding Hike
4:30 to 6:00 p.m. - Owl Prowl
6:30 to 8:00 p.m. - The Ultimate Winter Bird Survey, A Summary of the First Ever Christmas Bird Count Marathon

Attendees may register for all programs or may select the ones that most interest them. Click the links above for more information on each workshop.

Building Better Birders is a programming series designed to improve the bird identification skills of local citizens & promote a greater interest in citizen science programming. Workshops are presented free of charge & supported by the Resource Enhancement and Protection - Conservation Education Program (REAP-CEP).

Our Impact to Date Since 2010

  • Trained Master Naturalists


  • Volunteer Hours


  • Volunteer Projects


  • Impact Value


  • Pioneers Park
    Pioneers Park
  • CPBS
  • Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
    Nebraska Wildlife Rehab
  • Wildcat Hills Nature Center
    Wildcat Hills Nature Center
  • Prairie Plains Resource Institue
    Prairie Plains Resource Institue
  • Bird Conservancy of The Rockies
    Bird Conservancy of The Rockies
  • UN State Museum
    UN State Museum
  • Hastings Museum
    Hastings Museum
  • Riverside Discovery Center
    Riverside Discovery Center
  • Prairie Loft
    Prairie Loft
  • Nebraska Wildlife Federation
    Nebraska Wildlife Federation
  • Glacier Creek Prairie Preserve
    Glacier Creek Prairie Preserve
  • Nebraska Invasive Species Program
    Nebraska Invasive Species Program
  • Audubon Society of Omaha
    Audubon Society of Omaha
  • Edgerton Explorit Center.
    Edgerton Explorit Center.
  • Claire M Hubbard Foundation
    Claire M Hubbard Foundation
  • Central Nebraska Public Power & Irrigation District
    Central Nebraska Public Power & Irrigation District
  • Hugo A. and Thelma Aspegren Foundation
    Hugo A. and Thelma Aspegren Foundation
© 2021 Nebraska Master Naturalist Foundation

Powered by Firespring