October 21: Celebrating South Milwaukee’s Bird City Designation

From Rita Wiskowski, who is organizing this event …

We’re celebrating South Milwaukee’s Bird City designation!

Join us at 3 pm on October 21, as Bryan Lenz, Director of Bird City, Mayor Erik Brooks, other city officials, birders, Park Friends representatives, and community people come to Grant Park Picnic Area 5 for a brief presentation of SM’s newly designated Bird City Status. After the presentation we’ll do a little birding, so bring your binoculars and wear comfortable shoes.

Following the bird walk, at about 4:30, we’ll be headed to Moran’s Pub (912 Milwaukee Ave, South Milwaukee). Moran’s has a great selection of beers and offers a menu of sandwiches and soups. This portion of the celebration is known as a “Birds & Beers,” a gathering of birders where we discuss all things birds, over food and libations. Come and meet the birders who know that Grant Park is a great place to bird.

Hope to see you for this fun celebration on the 21st.


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One response to “October 21: Celebrating South Milwaukee’s Bird City Designation

  1. SM Guy

    Now, if only we could encourage some of those local coyotes to help out as well. I know a number of cats that allowed to roam and eat our Bird City Birds at will. Hopefully, the coyotes will find the cats as a tasty treat and help our birds.

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