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Driving Tour (small passenger bus)…The Mississippi River Confluence: More than Eagles

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 @ 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

Tour Guides: Liz Lyons, MDC Conservation Education Supervisor and Jim Jordan, UMSL Senior Coordinator, Division of Continuing Education

This tour takes you to the greatest confluence of big rivers in North America (Illinois, Mississippi, and Missouri Rivers). On our visit to Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), Riverlands Army Corp of Engineers, and Marias Temp Clare CA we explore the migratory birds that depend on the bottomlands the three rivers have created. We’ll see ducks, geese, pelicans, herons and other shore birds besides nesting eagles as we discuss current management practices. Learn about the fisheries, geology, and cultural history that shaped this region.

Lunch stop in Grafton (not included in price).

Registration required. COST: $20 per person (Does not include lunch). SPACE is LIMITED to 5 Academy of Science REGISTRANTS. OPEN to ALL. For more information, or to register, e-mail rsvp@academyofsciencestl.org, or call 314.533.8586.

A joint program of the Missouri Department of Conservation, OASIS, University of Missouri – St. Louis Division of Continuing Education and The Academy of Science – St. Louis

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Date:
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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8:30 AM-4:00 PM
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