Western Great Lakes Bird & Bat Observatory

Headquarters at Forest Beach Migratory Preserve

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WGLBBO Establishes Wish List for Observatory

We need items for the Forest Beach office and observatory projects; we would be grateful for any donations to help fund the purchase of these items:

Banding supplies

  • tackle box $25
  • banding scale $65
  • calipers $175
  • banding pliers $160
  • leg gauge $39

Kestrel nestboxes

  • materials to construct 5 boxes $50
  • shipping boxes to cooperators $150

Purple Martin colony apartment nestbox

  • (50% of the total cost is $400 - we have the other 50% pledged)

Interpretive signage for our new Purple Martin colony installation

A $100 donation to fund construction of new interpretive signage for our new Purple
Martin colony installation.

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