Free accessible birding outing

Birders search for birds on Wisconsin Point. Image credit: Marie Zhuikov

Join the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve from 9-11 a.m., Sept. 21, for a free, bird-focused morning. People of all ages and abilities are welcome to attend this accessible birding outing led by birding experts from the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory and the Friends of the Lake Superior Reserve at the Lake Superior Estuarium (3 Marina Drive) on Barker’s Island in Superior.

Move along the boardwalk or paved trails on a guided bird hike or explore bird artifacts like feathers and skulls indoors at your own pace. Fifteen pairs of binoculars will be available, plus a spotting scope, a wheelchair mount for the scope and portable seating.

Light refreshments will be provided. Come and stay for the whole time or part of it.

Registration is not required but is encouraged so that participants can receive email reminders. Register here.

These activities are designed with access in mind. If you would like to request additional accommodations, please email or call Luciana at (715) 399-4085 at least 10 days before the event.

This free event was made possible through the University of Wisconsin–Madison Dean’s Innovation Grant to collaborators from Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center, the Reserve, Wisconsin Sea Grant, University of Wisconsin Extension, and Bayfield and Ashland counties.