Bird Club Meeting: Keeping Wisconsin Birds Healthy

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Horicon Marsh Bird Club, September Meeting

Keeping Wisconsin Birds Healthy

Thursday, September 15 from 6:30-8pm.

Join us on Sept 15 at 6:30PM at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center located at N7725 Hwy 28 between Horicon and Mayville.

Our talk will be “An Overview of Causes of Wild Bird Mortality in Wisconsin”. What we can do to keep wild birds in Wisconsin healthy by Nancy Businga, Wildlife Disease Specialist

The presentation will provide an overview of some of the common causes of wild bird mortality in Wisconsin’s birds, including an update on the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak, suggestions for protecting bird’s health and how to report sick or dead birds to the DNR.

Nancy has worked as a wildlife disease specialist for the DNR for the past 18 years, leading wildlife mortality investigations and disease surveillance efforts. Prior to joining the DNR, she was a certified veterinary technician and worked in the health care of captive wildlife at White Oak Conservation Center in Florida and the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo.

Presentations are free and open to the public.  You do not need a to be a member of the Horicon Marsh Bird Club.  All are welcome!  For more information please contact Liz Herzmann at 920-387-7893 or

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