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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/15/2013
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Location
Gray's Lake, Des Moines, IA

Give your smartphone a break & head out to Gray’s Lake over lunch to “Tweet Up” with the birds. Each Wednesday, join local birder John Bissell to watch as water & land birds stop by Gray’s Lake Park to refuel for their continued journey north during spring migration.

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