Bird Migration Tours at Hackberry Flat Wildlife Management Area

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Friday, April 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 4:00pm04/20/2018 11:00pm 04/20/2018 11:00pm Bird Migration Tours at Hackberry Flat Wildlife Management Area From mid-April through the first of May, Hackberry Flat wetland is used by migrating ducks, shorebirds and songbirds as a stopover place to refuel for their continued journey north. Participants will tour the wetland in a seated, open-air trailer and discover wetland bird species, as well as other wildlife, using the Hackberry Flat Wildlife Management Area during spring migration. While touring the Area, a Wildlife Biologist will explain how the wetland is managed for wetland-dependent birds and other wildlife. Participants should be prepared for the tour by dressing for the forecasted weather. Wool blankets and binoculars are provided. And, as always, participants at any of the tours are exempt from requiring a current hunting/fishing license or Wildlife Conservation Passport while at Hackberry Flat that day. There is no fee but reservations are required. Due to the length of the tour, children must be at least 8 years old. There are 3 opportunities to take a tour: Friday, April 20, this evening tour begins at 6 pm and ends around 8 pm. On Saturday, April 21, the morning tour begins at 9 am and ends at Noon. The afternoon tour begins at 1 pm and ends at 4 pm. All tours begin at the Hackberry Flat Center. America/Chicago public
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Hackberry Flat Center
22468 County Road EW 189
Frederick
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From mid-April through the first of May, Hackberry Flat wetland is used by migrating ducks, shorebirds and songbirds as a stopover place to refuel for their continued journey north. Participants will tour the wetland in a seated, open-air trailer and discover wetland bird species, as well as other wildlife, using the Hackberry Flat Wildlife Management Area during spring migration. While touring the Area, a Wildlife Biologist will explain how the wetland is managed for wetland-dependent birds and other wildlife. Participants should be prepared for the tour by dressing for the forecasted weather. Wool blankets and binoculars are provided. And, as always, participants at any of the tours are exempt from requiring a current hunting/fishing license or Wildlife Conservation Passport while at Hackberry Flat that day. There is no fee but reservations are required. Due to the length of the tour, children must be at least 8 years old. There are 3 opportunities to take a tour:
Friday, April 20, this evening tour begins at 6 pm and ends around 8 pm. On Saturday, April 21, the morning tour begins at 9 am and ends at Noon. The afternoon tour begins at 1 pm and ends at 4 pm. All tours begin at the Hackberry Flat Center.

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