Meet the birds at Coon Rapids Dam

A program all about songbirds is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 7, at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, 10360 West River Road, in Brooklyn Park. Participants will see wild songbirds as they are safely trapped, studied, banded and released.

Participants will also learn how to identify birds and even release one into the wild. The program is free and open to all ages.