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Nature Walk & Birding Along the Blue River

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Nature Walk & Birding Along the Blue River

Saturday, May 18, 9 – 10 am CT

Free Event    Ages 12+

Join The Resilient Activist and friends for a morning walk along this wooded trail at a portion of the Blue River Parkway Trail System. Listen for birds, including late migrants. No birding background is required. We’ll be guided by veteran birder, Don Arney.

You may wish to download the Merlin Bird ID app ahead of time. This simple app can help ID birds both by recording their sound and by visual traits.

Park at the Blue River Parkway Trailhead near the Tennis Courts. See map here.

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Walk Leader: Don Arney

Photo of Don Arney at a little library

Don Arney is a Kansas City native with a lifelong love of and curiosity about the natural world.  He is an active Missouri Master Naturalist, a past president of the Burroughs Audubon Society, a native plant experimental gardener, and a Little Lending Library proprietor.

Don has degrees in Civil Engineering and Urban Planning, but more importantly, he has been a birder for more than four decades.  Don is a supporter of sustaining and enhancing our remnant natural environment. He participates in the events of several organizations: The Missouri Department of Conservation, the Missouri Prairie FoundationKansas City WildlandsDeep RootsLutherans Restoring Creation, and others.

If the stars align, maybe we'll spot a Great Blue Heron!!

Great Blue Heron   [Photo Credit: Emmett Dove]
Great Blue Heron [Photo Credit: Emmett Dove]

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