Family Bird Count Set for Lake Minatare
December 7, 2018
MINATARE -- The public is invited to attend a special birdwatching event at Scout’s Rest Campground of Lake Minatare State Recreation Area.
The Bird Conservancy of the Rockies and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission are conducting the Family Christmas Bird Count at the lake on Dec. 15 from 9-11 a.m. The lake is closed from Oct. 15-Jan. 15 each year as part of the North Platte National Wildlife Refuge, but is opening for this exclusive event.
The Bird Count will be modeled after the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count, an annual effort since 1900 that has challenged citize...