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Birding club to hold Christmas bird count

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Every December since 1990, the Lakes Area Birding Club has conducted a Detroit Lakes Christmas Bird Count.

This year’s event is set to take place on Saturday, Dec. 14, and runs “from midnight to midnight,” said organizer Nancy Henke.


“Our area is a circle, 15 miles in diameter, within a 7 ½-mile radius of Detroit Lakes,” she added.

The count area is divided into four different zones, with groups of volunteers going out in cars to cover each of the zones.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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