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Posted on: March 13, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Nature Nights at the Library with Audubon Speaker series

Rowe Bird is the word

In celebration of the annual Sandhill Crane migration Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary and the Kearney Public Library will be hosting two upcoming programs at the library. “The Platte River is important to many more species than just Sandhill Cranes,” says Director Bill Taddicken. “These speakers will highlight important river conservation issues for wildlife and people.”

  • Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 pm. “Bird is the Word.” Come listen and learn all about how birds got their crazy names like Ferruginous Hawk, Dickcissel, and Timberdoodle! This family-fun and informal talk will be presented by Jason St. Sauver, Audubon Nebraska’s Director of Education & Outreach.

  • Thursday, March 28 at 6:00 pm. “Eye to Eye with Insects.” Get up-close-and – personal with the bugs in your yard. Investigating insects is a great way to get kids involved in nature and the outdoors. Learn more with Jonathan Nikkila, author of “Bugs in My Backyard” and Rowe Sanctuary board member.

These programs will all take place at the library which is located at 2020 1st Avenue, Kearney,NE. These programs are free and open to the public.

Check out additional great speakers during the crane migration at, or call 308-468-5282, or follow Rowe on Facebook.

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