Bird Banding Demonstration
Learn about important research program by watching a real live songbird banding session at the marsh. Learn why Oak Hammock Marsh is such an important stop on the migration path. Nearly 300 species of birds call the marsh home. During this demonstration, you will see the birds up close and personal for a few seconds before they are released back into the the marsh. This makes for great picture opportunities!
This event is free and will be accepting optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.
Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre
Oak Hammock Marsh is one of North America’s birding hotspots and a great destination for people of all ages. This 36km2 Wildlife Management Area features a restored prairie marsh, aspen-oak bluff, waterfowl lure crops, artesian springs, some of Manitoba’s last remaining patches of tall-grass prairie and 30 kilometers of trails for you to explore. This wetland is home to 25 species of mammals, 300 species of birds, numerous amphibians, reptiles, and fish, and countless invertebrates. During migration season, the number of waterfowl using the marsh can exceed 100,000 daily! This beautiful location offers the perfect setting for the award-winning Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre’s many engaging and educational programs. Open year-round, the Interpretive Centre welcomes school groups and tourists for a variety of guided programs. The Interpretive Centre also features a theatre, a scenic café, a gift shop, meeting rooms, rooftop observation deck, and interactive exhibits.
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This event is wheelchair accessible, and has gender-neutral washrooms.