Spring is here; get outside and try a birding tour led by Michigan Department of Natural Resources staff and volunteers from Ducks Unlimited and the Audubon Clubs!
April 15 at 9 a.m. – Houghton Lake Flats State Wildlife Management Area Meet at the gazebo, north of M-55 on Old 27, one-quarter mile east of U.S. 127 in Roscommon County, 231-775-9727, ext. 6032
April 29 at 8 a.m. – Fennville Farm Unit of the Allegan State Game Area 6013 118th Ave. in Fennville, 269-673-2430
For questions about the birding tours, contact the appropriate office at the phone number listed above. Most tours will meet at the area’s headquarters building. Please dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Spotting scopes also are helpful for long-range viewing. The ground may be quite muddy and wet, so plan to wear boots.