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Migration from the Ground Up:

March 22, 2014Birding Tour

 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 22: Migration from the Ground Up: Using Field, Laboratory, and Radar Techniques to Investigate Landbird Ecology and Migration Along the Upper Mississippi River, presented by Biologist Melissa Meier.Melissa was the lead field biologist for this five-year study, which sought to understand if the abundance and species composition of spring migrants differ between floodplain and upland forests; if there are patterns in the timing of migration among species using the Upper Mississippi River; if there are specific sites that are more important to migrating birds than others; and if birds captured in different habitats demonstrate differences in physiological condition.


 La Crosse District Visitor Center N5727 County Road Z, Onalaska, WI

For more information, contact the La Crosse District Office at (608) 779-2399

Last Updated: Dec 23, 2013
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