Night Migrations nighttime skies viewing event: Iroquois Observation Programs

Date(s) - Saturday, Mar 29, 2014
8:00 pm

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge


Gaze up into the nighttime sky to see the new moon, Jupiter and Mars at the Night Migrations event (weather permitting) at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 29 at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge 1101 Casey Rd., Basom, N.Y. 14013.

The above event is part of the Iroquois Observation Programs. Other events happening that day include:

Learn about the aquatic larvae of caddisflies (“sandflies” to some Buffalo area residents) and view images of the elegant ways in which caddisfly larvae use silk to fashion portable cases or spin capture nets from 1 – 2 p.m.

Experienced birders will help visitors view an active bald eagle’s nest and other migratory birds  1- 4 p.m. at Cayuga Overlook.

“Owl Prowl” nocturnal search for owls at 7 p.m. at the Refuge Headquarters. Space is limited to 50 participants. Pre-registration is required for this event.

To register, call 585-948-5445. For more information, visit the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge website or Facebook page.

These programs are offered through a partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Buffalo Audubon Society.