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Event - Free Birding Event

Free Birding Event

DATE: Sat, Apr 27 - 7:00 am - Sat, Apr 27 - 12:00 pm

VENUE: Prairie Silver Moores Detention Cells (6 miles from Grand Island)

ADDRESS: From Grand Island: Head West on Old Potash Rd for 6 miles, turn North on Schauppsville Rd for 1.5 miles to the gate. Grand Island, NE  68803

WEBSITE: cpnrd.org

PHONE: (308) 385-6282

Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) invites the community to a family-friendly birding event on Saturday, April 27th, from 7:00 a.m. to Noon at the Prairie Silver Moores (PSM) detention cells. This event promises an exciting opportunity to observe a wide variety of bird species while exploring the wetlands and detention cells up close. Located just six miles northwest of Grand Island near the Cornhusker Army Ammunition site, the Central Platte NRD’s second annual PSM Birding Event offers a unique chance to appreciate Nebraska's diverse landscapes and their significance as bird and wildlife habitats. Whether you're a seasoned birder or a novice enthusiast, grab your binoculars and bring along a friend for a memorable experience. Our team of wildlife biologists will be onsite to assist attendees with bird identification, ensuring a fulfilling and educational experience for all. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to win exciting wildlife-themed prizes. Light refreshments and porta-johns will also be available on-site for added convenience. Join us for a morning of birdwatching and exploration, as we celebrate the rich avian diversity and natural beauty of the Prairie Silver Moores detention cells. Please note that dogs are not permitted during this event. For additional directions or to view a map of the area, please contact the Central Platte NRD at (308) 385-6282 or visit the events page at www.cpnrd.org.