FULTON, Ill. — The Volunteer Educators at the Windmill Cultural Center in Fulton are inviting the public to attend the next program of the season.
The March 7 Wild Winter Wednesdays program at the Windmill Cultural Center will take visitors on a bird-watching adventure along the Mississippi River. The public is invited to gather at 9 a.m. for coffee, tea and refreshments. The program begins at 9:15 a.m. The building is accessible to people with disabilities and the program is funded through a grant from the DS Flikkema Foundation and Nelson Corp.
Dick Sayles has been a member of the National Audubon Society since 1977 and has served as a board member of the Quad City Audubon since 2006. Graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in fisheries and wildlife biology, he is very passionate about gardening with nature and is a member of SHARE (Simply Have Areas Reserved for the Environment).
Sayles and his wife, Kit, have approximately 5 acres near Buffalo, Iowa that they have turned into a haven for the wild. He has traveled extensively in the United States and visited Canada, Cuba, Ecuador, France, Mexico, Panama and Peru in pursuit of photographing birds. He also has stayed close to home and photographed "Birding along the Mississippi."
WWW@WCC programs are held each Wednesday at 9 a.m. through the end of March. Programs are free and open to the public. For more information, visit the Windmill Cultural Center Facebook page or call (815) 589-3671.