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Swan Soiree rescheduled for Feb. 15

From: Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources

February 2, 2020
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

West Des Moines- The Trumpeter Swan Soiree, originally scheduled for Jan. 18, has been rescheduled to Feb. 15 due to winter weather.

The event will celebrate North America's largest waterfowl species from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 15 at Walnut Woods State Park, 155 Walnut Woods Dr. in West Des Moines.

Programs will be given both indoors and outdoors at the Walnut Woods State Park lodge with concurrent outdoor viewing and interpretive presentations of trumpeter swans and wildlife given by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Des Moines Parks and Recreation, and Polk and Dallas County Conservation naturalist.

Spotting scopes and binoculars will be provided. An estimated 120 trumpeter swans are wintering at the Dale Maffitt Reservoir and surrounding area southwest of Des Moines.



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