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Winter Birds in Iowa
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Explore the unique world of birds that call Iowa home throughout the cold winter months. A naturalist from the Warren County Conservation Board describes the characteristics, adaptations and habitats of our fine-feathered friends. The discussion includes an explanation of the migration process. Listen to birdcalls and learn about feeding wild birds.

The presenter allows time for student questions so please come prepared.

Registrants receive the complimentary books The House I'll Build for the Wrens and Birds in Your Backyard or alternate titles.

February: National Bird Feeding Month

Check the K-12 Calendar for the following Warren County Conservation Board ICN events:

  • Amphibians and Reptiles
  • All About Owls
  • Animal Habitats
  • RAAD: The Lorax
  • Reading with a Naturalist
  • Interesting Insects
  • Pond Life

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Classroom Resources:

The following related programs are available on IPTV's broadcast or from the AEAs: (Check The Classroom Resource ( Web site for broadcast dates and times.)

  • BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY (Grade Level: 4-12)
  • REAL SCIENCE IV; program no. 5 (Grade Level: 5-10)
  • DRAGONFLY TV (Grade Level: 2-5)
  • WILD CHRONICLES (Grade Level: 5-12)

Sessions are provided at no cost to PK-12 students and the adults working with or on behalf of PK-12 students in Iowa.

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Contact Person:
Abby Brown

(800) 532-1290 or (515)242-4181
Offering Dates & Times: Registration Deadlines:
January 28, 2014
 Tuesday, 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Audience: Grades K-4
Friday, January 24, 2014
January 28, 2014
 Tuesday, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Audience: Grades K-4
Friday, January 24, 2014
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