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2023 Sunday Programs – Free for all ages. EB Lyons Center 8991 Bellevue Heights Road, Dubuque, Ia 52003 563-556-0620

 February 26 = “Pollinators What’s the Buzz?” Why are bees and pollinators so beneficial? How can we help the pollinators and care for their habitat. Join Phylicia Chandler will discuss pollinators and what we can do to help them. Learn what the buzz is all about.

 March 12 = Dave Shealer ,  Bird Banding – David Shealer is a Professor at Loras College.  He will identify, weigh, measure, sex and determine their health.  Assist in the capture of song birds and get a chance to hold and look at various song birds found in the area.  This is a good chance to learn to identify and get familiar with birds at your feeders.  Adults and children alike will enjoy this program.  Hands on and up close look song birds found in our area.  The feeders at the center have numerous birds coming and going all year long. Some of the birds that will be banded might include the Black Capped Chickadee, White Breasted Nuthatch, Cardinals, Downy Woodpecker, Goldfinch and Tufted Titmouse.  There are over fifteen different species of songbirds utilizing the feeders during the winter.

 March 26 = Eagle Bluff Center = Live Raptor Education – View and learn about raptors with live raptors on display. Learn about education and conservation efforts that assist these kings of the sky.

April 16 – A Timeline of Local Native American Culture – Come join a spring family program at EB Lyons Nature Center 8991 Bellevue Heights on Sunday, April 16, 2023 at 12 noon. Program will be on a Timeline of Local Native American Culture including the history of Native Americans of the area and the Indian Mounds that are visible today on our landscape. Also, a private family collection of area Native American artifacts will be shown and discussed. Join our presenters Dick Vorwald and Gerda Preston Hartman for this free event.

 Friends of The Mines of Spain, 8991 Suite B Bellevue Heights Rd., Dubuque, IA 52003-9214, 563-556-0620