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How to Start at Purple Martin Colony

Posted: Thursday, March 4th, 2010 at 5:46 am
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Purple martin populations are on the rise in southeast Iowa. A workshop on attracting Purple martins will be held Saturday morning, March 20th beginning at 9:15 at the CAM Iowa Clothing Center north of Kalona, one mile east of Highway 1. People interested in starting or re-establishing a Purple martin colony are encouraged to attend. Topics include what houses work best, placement and controlling predators. There is a two dollar registration fee which includes lunch.