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Mississippi River Confluence: More than Eagles
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 @ 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
Accepting wait-listed only at this time.
On Science Series
-small passenger bus driving tour
Tour Guides: James H. Wilson, Ph.D., E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor in Experiential and Family Education, College of Education, University of Missouri – St. Louis and Jim Jordan, Senior Coordinator Continuing Education, University of Missouri – St. Louis
Journey to the greatest confluence of big rivers in North America— the Illinois, Mississippi, and Missouri Rivers. Visit Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge, Riverlands Army Corps of Engineers, and Pierre Marquette State Park and explore the migratory birds that depend on the bottomlands the three rivers have created. See ducks, geese, pelicans, herons and other shore birds in addition to nesting eagles and join in a discussion of current management practices. Learn about the fisheries, geology, and cultural history that shaped this region.
Photo credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Midwest Region
Stop for lunch in historic river town, Grafton, IL. NOTE: lunch is on your own and (not included in price).
Registration required. COST: $30 per person (Does not include lunch). SPACE is LIMITED. OPEN to ALL. For more information, or to register, CLICK HERE, or call 314.533.8586.
A joint program of the University of Missouri – St. Louis Division of Continuing Education and The Academy of Science – St. Louis
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