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Fall  Equinox Observation  

 Hanging Rock Conservation Area—Redfield

Friday, September  22

6:30 a.m. to sunrise

Join us, at 6:30 a.m., to observe the Equinox sunrise  on the astronomical clock at Hanging Rock.  Learn about the clock, its history and pause to consider the celestial waltz of the seasons as we celebrate this wild day.

High Trestle Hawk Watch

  • Date: 10/08/2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: High Trestle Trail Overlook
  • Introduction: High Trestle Trail overlook. Experience the River of Raptos

Come experience the “River of Raptors” as hawks, eagles and falcons migrate south through the Des Moines River valley. Several bird watchers will be on hand to help with identification. For beginners and more experienced birders. Viewing will be on the west overlook on the Woodward side of the HTB. Parking is on the east side off of QF in Boone County. A half mile walk on level ground is required.


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