Spring Birding Tour at Maple River State Game Area

Maple River State Game Area
9858 S. Crapo Road,
Ashley, MI 48806

Location is ¼ mile south of Ranger Rd., 2 miles east of 127 – 9858 S. Crapo Rd., Ashley, MI 48806

Highlights of the birding tours may include diving and dabbling ducks in full breeding plumage, trumpeter and tundra swans, osprey, bald eagles, sandhill cranes and much more! The tours will be led by DNR Wildlife Biologists and Technicians, Audubon Great Lakes staff, and volunteers from Ducks Unlimited and local Audubon Clubs. Tour may include a sneak peek driving tour into areas that are normally closed.

If you have questions about the bird tour, please contact 616-446-0555. Please dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Spotting scopes are also helpful for long-range viewing. The ground may be quite muddy and wet, so plan to wear boots. 

Michigan's Wetland Wonders include the seven premier Managed Waterfowl Hunt Areas (MWHAs) in the state: Fennville Farm Unit at the Allegan State Game Area (Allegan County), Fish Point State Wildlife Area (Tuscola County), St. Clair Flats State Wildlife Area on Harsens Island (St. Clair County), Muskegon County Wastewater Facility (Muskegon County), Nayanquing Point State Wildlife Area (Bay County), Pointe Mouillee State Game Area (Monroe and Wayne counties) and Shiawassee River State Game Area (Saginaw County). 

Event Dates
March 30, 2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
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