Upcoming Walks & Events

Grassland Bird Trust’s guided bird walks, field trips and events like our popular Winter Raptor Fest live bird of prey event provide you with opportunities to see and learn about native grassland birds and the critical habitat they depend on for their survival!

Saturday March 14th, 2020 at 4:00 pm


Grab your binoculars and join us in the Washington County Grasslands to look for Short-eared owls and other wintering raptors on this fun, guided tour. GBT’s Executive Director, Laurie LaFond and Volunteer Field Trip Leader, Rich Speidel will introduce you to the wonders of the grassland in Winter!  Likely sightings include Short-eared owls, Rough-legged hawks, Red-tailed hawks, Northern harriers, Horned larks, Snow buntings and more! Snowy owls are always possible!

FREE to Members
Non Member Rates: $10.00 Individual or $20.00 Family

ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Field trip is currently full

Make sure you dress appropriately for outdoor winter weather – we recommend dressing in layers…it’s colder than you think!  Remember to bring your own beverages and snacks.  If there is inclement weather, the guided tours will be held the following day.

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