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Sparrow Identification Workshop At Monroe Lake, May 3
Updated April 16, 2015 8:20 AM | Filed under: Natural Resources
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(BLOOMINGTON) - Monroe Lake is offering a sparrow identification workshop at its Stillwater-Northfork Wildlife Area on May 3.

Even practiced birders can have trouble with sparrow identification because there are many sparrow species that look similar.

The 90-minute workshop will start at 8 a.m. and will be led by local birder Wendy Anderson, who worked on a field project involving sparrow identification. Part of the workshop will be outdoors.

The workshop is limited to 12 people, ages 14 and older. Advance registration is required by April 28 at The program fee is $5 per person.

For more information, contact Jill Vance, Monroe Lake interpretive naturalist, at or (812) 837-9967.

The Stillwater-Northfork Wildlife Area on Monroe Lake ( is located at the southern end of McGowan Road, east of Bloomington off State Road 46.

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