How to Safely Feed Birds During Baiting and Feeding Bans

Hopper style feeder In 2018, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources banned the baiting and feeding of deer in numerous counties to help slow the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease. On January 31, 2019, the MDNR expanded the ban to...

WPBO Gearing Up for Spring Season

By Heather Good, Executive Director We are so pleased to share with you the 2019 Spring field season staff for Whitefish Point Bird Observatory. As one of our objectives with our work at WPBO is education, we select qualified, enthusiastic,...

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WPBO Spring Fling

April 26-28, 2019

Snowy Owl by USFWS

Tawas Point Birding Festival
May 16-18, 2019


Cerulean Warbler Weekend
May 31 – June 2, 2019


Sandhill Crane & Art Festival, “CraneFest”
October 12-13, 2019