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University of Iowa News Release

May 29, 2003

Natural History Museum Holds Final Birding Program May 31

The final program in the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History's Saturday afternoon wild bird program will be held at 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 31 in Macbride Hall next to the Old Capitol on the UI Pentacrest.

"Birding Spots in and Close to Iowa City," with Karen Disbrow, field-trip manager for the Iowa City Bird Club, will describe how people can go bird watching in their own neighborhoods.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call Elizabeth Burdick-Romero, UI Museum of Natural History weekend manager, or David Brenzel, program coordinator, at 319-335-0482 or 319-335-0480. Visit the Museum web site at

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored events. Persons with disabilities who require an accommodation in order to participate should contact the Museum of Natural History.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

CONTACTS: Gary Galluzzo, University of Iowa News Services 319-384-0009,