A SERVICE OF THE OUTDOOR WIRE DIGITAL NETWORK
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2018
Join the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors on Friday, June 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. for a morning of birding in both wetland and forested habitats in Detroit’s Belle Isle Park.
The bird tour will begin at the parking lot of the Belle Isle Nature Center, located at 176 Lakeside Drive on Belle Isle. From there, we will caravan to other points on the island. Binoculars will be available for those needing to borrow them.
Please call Tom Jones at 734-612-6677 to register. Participation will be limited to 20 individuals. Individuals needing special accommodations are welcome. Tracked wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry to Belle Isle Park.
Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors is a cooperative partnership between the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Eisenhower Center, Passing Along the Heritage Foundation, the Brain Injury Association of Michigan, Safari Club International Foundation, Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, Michigan United Conservation Clubs, the Disabled American Veterans, and more. Its mission is to provide improved outdoor recreation opportunities for individuals with health challenges and to coordinate a support network that facilitates their recovery through connecting with nature. To learn more, visit www.miofo.org.