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Swan Watch - November 16, 2013

November 16, 2013Tundra Swan Watch

Ride on the tour bus to Weaver Bottoms and Brownsville Overlook with Ranger Ed and learn about the seasonal visitor to the refuge - the tundra swans.

The Friends of the Refuge Headwaters will offer a bus tour to view the fall migration and changing colors of the Upper Mississippi River from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2013.

Participants will have the opportunity to view migrating tundra swans and other waterfowl up-close on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.

The bus tour will leave from Winona, Minn., travel to the Weaver Bottoms area near Weaver, Minn., and then travel down-river to the Brownsville Overlook near Brownsville, Minn.

Interpreters will be on-board to answer questions and binoculars, spotting scopes and brochures will be provided for the day.

There is limited seating and reservations are required. Cost is $25 per person, which includes a box lunch.

To make your reservation for the Swan Watch Bus Tour, contact Lisa Liddell, Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., prior to November 8 at (507) 494-6238; please leave a message if she is unavailable when you call. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Refuge Headwaters and Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge – Winona District.

Last Updated: Oct 18, 2013
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