Denison's Bioreserve offers bird walk
Date of Event: June 5, 2010
Posted: May 25, 2010
With more than 60 avian species, the Denison University Biological Reserve (Bioreserve) is an excellent location to observe birds in their natural habitat. A bird walk, led by manager Whitney Stocker, is scheduled at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 5, at the Bioreserve (1258 North Street, State Route 661 North). The bird walk is free and open to the public and will emphasize identifying species by song. It is recommended that participants bring binoculars and be prepared to walk in wet grass. The event will be cancelled if it is raining or very windy. For more information, contact 740-587-6359 or visit www.denison.edu.
Encompassing 350 acres, Denison’s Biological Reserve was established in 1966 to enhance the education of students in biology and the environmental sciences through their courses, independent research and casual visitation. In addition to birds, the Bioreserve provides refuge for numerous amphibians, turtles, snakes, bats, rodents, flying squirrels, white-tailed deer and red fox.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Bird walk at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 5, at the Denison University Bioreserve (1258 North Street, State Route 661 North). Free and open to the public. Binoculars recommended. Be prepared to walk in wet grass. The walk will be cancelled if it is raining or very windy. For more information, contact 740-587-6359 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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