Oconto Bird City - Help the Birds
Oconto became Bird City in the year 2012 and is working continuously on improving the city's bird habitat.
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City Of Oconto
Other important birding websites:
Northeastern Audubon Society
National Audubon Society
Wisconsin Society for Ornithology
Birds & Blooms
Natural Resource Foundation Wisconsin
1.Audubon guide birds and other nature apps
2.National geographic birds: field guide to North America
Great birding places within the city are:
Bird City Oconto has created 9 Bluebird trails within the city.
1. Copper Culture State Park monitored by Cordula Van Den Heuvel
2. Holtwood Sporting Complex monitored by Venna Dreshek
3. Trail at Van Hecke Avenue monitored by Amber Van Den Heuvel
4. Oconto Elementary School monitored by Bayshore Community Academy
5. Sharp Park monitored by Joan Altergott
6. Prevea and Aurora Grounds monitored by Don Denor
7. Oconto Legion Golf Course monitored by Al Powers
8. Beyer Home Museum monitored by Joe Watt
9. City Park monitored by Laurel Edwards
If you see any fallen / broken bird houses, please contact the number on the bird house.
In 2014 there will be 3 Wood Duck houses established at Copper Culture State Park.
If you are interested in monitoring your own Bluebird Trail please contact Bird City Oconto .
The Midwest Crane Count is also happening annually in our city and county.The Oconto County Crane Count Coordinator is always in need of volunteers to count cranes one day a year throughout the county.
Amber Van Den Heuvel
Oconto County Crane Count
P.O. Box 405
Oconto WI 54153
How you can help the birds of your city:
1. Help the Bird Brochure
2. Keep your cats indoors or on a leash as it is city ordinance.
3. Get rid of invasive plants in your yard and community. You can find brochures at City Hall or go to the following websites:
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services
DNR - Invasive Species
4. You can also create a Wildlife Habitat in your backyard:
Check out the website of the National Wildlife Federation
5. Help prevent birds from striking your windows.
Pick up a flyer at City Hall or go to these websites:
American Bird Conservancy