Birdwatching & Gardens

Fillmore County is in the eastern part of the Rainwater Basin, which is the narrowest portion of the migration route known as the Central Flyway. For a map and more information visit the ​​ Rainwater Basin Joint Venture web site

Public Places to visit for viewing:
 Mallard Haven Waterfowl Protection Area  (WPA) - 2 miles north of Shickley, Nebraska and other ./wpas.htm Wildlife Management Areas and Waterfowl Protection Area.
Little Blue Natural Resource District:   Bruning Dam  2 miles east, 1 mile north and 3/4 mile east of Bruning, NE in Fillmore County and  Lone Star Recreation Area - 4 miles east of Ohiowa on Highway 74 and 1/4 mile south in Fillmore County.

Secret Garden
Geneva Public Library
1043 G Street, Geneva NE

The Secret Garden is filled with wide variety of trees, scrubs and flowers surrounding the Geneva Public Library. A patio on the south side of the library invites people to stop and read and enjoy the garden.

Some of the species are:
  • Boxwood Tree
  • Holly Scrub
  • Roses
  • Coneflower
  • Hibiscus Tree
  • Cornellian Cherry Dogwood Tree
  • Winterberry Scrub
  • Dwarf Lilac Scrub
  • Weeping White Spruce
  • Centurion Flowering Crab Tree
  • Pampas Grass
  • Walking Stick Scrub
  • Contorted Filbert Scrub
  • Serviceberry Tree
  • Carolina Allspice Scrub
  • Burning Bush