Marsh Madness Happening This Saturday At Ponca State Park

Marsh Madness Happening This Saturday At Ponca State Park
Courtesy of Ponca State Park. Updated Facebook page photo cover.

PONCA – Join in on a fun filled Saturday on February 23 at Ponca State Park. Get the day going bright and early with a 6 a.m. sunrise bird tour. An expert guide from the Loess Hills Audubon Society will educate participants as waterfowl wake up and migrate. Preregister by calling 402-755-2284 and meet inside the Resource and Education Center. There is a limit to 10 people per tour.

At 1 p.m. there is a bird hike. Meet at the wildlife viewing area near the west shelter across from the old pool. This is a free hike.

At 2:30 p.m. participants can build a birdfeeder to feed birds all year long. Sign up and pay at the Resource and Education Center for this event. Limit of 15 people and cost is $5 per feeder.

The day winds down with a sunset bird tour. Watch as birds return to safety of the marsh at dusk. Binoculars, spotting scopes, and bird books will be available for participants. Preregister and meet in front of the Resource and Education Center at 4:30 p.m. This is a free tour with a limit of 10 people.

For more information, go to the Ponca State Park Facebook Page or call with questions at 402-755-2284.