HawkWatch Event Saturday on the High Trestle Bridge
Tuesday, October 09, 2012 by Iowa DNR
Second Annual High Trestle Trail HawkWatch is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13, on the High Trestle Trail Bridge, between Madrid and Woodward.
The event is an opportunity to learn about wonders of migrating hawks on dynamic setting that spans Des Moines River valley.
Staff with binoculars and spotting scopes will be located on High Trestle Trail Bridge. Spotting scopes will also be set up on the Hwy. 210 boat ramp and bridge overlook.
In event of rain there will be indoor programs all day at the Woodward Community Center depot two blocks east of Woodward Main Street.
High Trestle HawkWatch partners include the Iowa Wildlife Center, Des Moines Y Camp, Iowa Audubon Society, Boone and Dallas Country Conservation Boards, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.
For more information contact Pat Schlarbaum, Wildlife Diversity Technician, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, 712-330-0526.