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Wings Over Alma Nature and Art Center

118 N. Main Street
Alma  Wisconsin  54610
United States
(608) 685-3303
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Midwest Living Review

This nature center sits right on Main Street, a testament to the rich bird life in the Upper Mississippi River Valley.

Wings Over Alma is a combination educational nature center and arts/crafts gallery. The staff is extremely knowledgeable about area birding. They can give visitors a sense of what's been sighted lately and good areas for observation. The center itself is an excellent place to start: it has a 50-foot viewing deck overlooking the Mississippi and Lock and Dam No. 4, frequented by eagles and a variety of waterfowl. It's currently raising funds to install an eagle-viewing camera that will offer a live look on its website. The gallery portion of the center hosts revolving exhibitions from artists and photographers, usually with a nature or historic theme. A recent exhibit featured 19th-century photographs of the river valley by Gerhard Gesell.

December 6, 2013

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