Bird Jackson County Tours This Saturday

“Bird Jackson County”— guided automotive tours— held at Starve Hollow Lake, the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, and areas in-between will take place this Saturday, Feb. 23.

The focus of the programs will be on migrating sandhill cranes and nesting bald eagles, although other migratory birds may be seen.

Three guided car tours of bird viewing areas will leave from the Jackson County Courthouse in Brownstown at 9 a.m., noon, and 3 p.m., Participants should gather at the military tank on the courthouse lawn.

Children’s bird crafts will also take place at the Starve Hollow Nature Center and the Muscatatuck NWR Visitor Center during the day. All programs are free of charge and conducted by Indiana Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff and volunteers.

For more information contact 358-2160 or Muscatatuck@fws.gov.