MAPS Bird Banding
Science in action : Watch and learn as your favorite refuge birds are examined, weighed, and banded.
The refuge banding station operates in part with the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) program. The banding station is located on Jericho Ditch trail 1/2 mile south of the Jericho Lane parking area. Visitors are welcome on scheduled days from 7am until 11am.
2015 Bird Banding Schedule
April 23, 24, 25 (Bird Festival weekend)
May 8, 15, 22
June 5, 12, 26
July 2, 17, 24, 31
Note: Banding may be canceled due to weather or staffing conflicts. Feel free to call before your visit.