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Build a Bluebird House [Tutorial]

  • 3/13/2015 5:49:00 AM
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Build a bluebird box to help out our feathered friends! Great project to do with kids. | Iowa DNRBluebirds should be arriving soon in Iowa, so now's a great time to clean out those bluebird boxes, or if you don't have one yet, to build your own!

If you're cleaning out an existing house, watch out for other wildlife that may have taken up residence there over the winter.

If you need to build a bluebird box, read up first on these colorful birds - did you know that young birds often return to within a mile or two of the area where they hatched?

Next, use our plans to get started!

Find more DIY projects on our DIY Outdoors board and learn more about Iowa's Wildlife on the DNR's Pinterest boards.