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Ann Russ

Grand Marais, MN
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Ann has been a resident of Cook County since the 1980s. She has led numerous naturalist activities for all ages in all seasons and considers annual bird migrations one of life's joys. Harmony singing is another passion; her ability to spontaneously coax multiple harmony parts out of any size group, whether four or four hundred, is legendary.

Current Courses Offered by Ann Russ

1 Day
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Birding By Ear

Most birds are not known for sitting still. By learning to recognize their songs, calls and the habitats they live in, you can have a satisfying birding experience every time you step outdoors, with or without your binoculars! In this one day workshop we’ll travel to various habitats and birding…
Sat, Jun 2nd, 2018
Instructor: Ann Russ
1 day
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Birding by Ear: Mid-Migration

Most birds are not known for sitting still. By learning to recognize their songs and calls and the habitats they live in, you can have a satisfying birding experience every time you step outdoors, with or without your binoculars! In this morning workshop we’ll travel to various habitats in Cook…
Sat, May 19th, 2018
Instructor: Ann Russ
1 day
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Birding by Ear: Searching for Fall Migrants

Many birds have left the area for their wintering grounds, but while the number of bird species may have dwindled, the possibility of spotting rarities increases during the late fall migration. On this birding scavenger hunt, we will search the Lake Superior shoreline and adjacent land areas for waterfowl and…
Sat, Nov 4th, 2017
Instructor: Ann Russ