Join us for the 2nd Annual Pelican Days Festival at Audubon Center at Riverlands. Celebrate fall migration and the stunning and charismatic American White Pelican with a day of family fun activities, speakers, food, entertainment, and more! Learn about local conservation efforts that aid the migration of American White Pelicans and hundreds of other bird species along the Mississippi Flyway.
The day will also feature:
- Family-friendly one-hour canoe trips with @Big Muddy Adventures. You must pre-register to save your spots. https://squareup.com/store/2muddy/item/paddle-at-pelican-days/
-Nature Drawing workshop and activities with local author and educator, Angie Jungbluth
-Historic presentations by Lewis & Clark Historic Site on how the explorers wrote about and documented their encounters with the American White Pelican.
-Children’s Music with Marko Polo
-Local children’s author and nature photographer, Marian Brickner will do a book reading from her new pelican book that features birds of Riverlands
-Bird/Nature-themed photo-booth selfie station
-An optional shoreline cleanup with Greenway Network
- AND, last but not least, Treehouse Wildlife Rescue Center will bring Ed the Pelican!