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09 Oct 2015 — 11 Oct 2015
Experience spectacular Fall migration on the southern tip of the Delmarva Peninsula at our 23rd Annual Birding Festival. Guided field trips at Kiptopeke Hawk Watch and migration hot spots for songbirds. Boat trips through the marshes and seaside bays. Pre-registration required. Keynote speaker TBA.
Cape Charles, VA, US
Organization Name: Eastern Shore Eventacular, Inc.
Contact Person: Roberta Kellam
Phone Number: 7167259164
10 Oct 2015 — 11 Oct 2015
Celebrate the annual fall migration of the Greater Sandhill Crane at this fun family event. Guided nature walks, fun activities, nature art show, and the "fly-in" of cranes coming in to roost in Big Marsh Lake.
Bellevue, MI, US
Organization Name: Michigan Audubon
Contact Person: Wendy Tatar
Phone Number: 517-580-7364
16 Oct 2015 — 17 Oct 2015
Bird tour, lectures, Plein Air paint out, Nature art show, Wine and cheese pontoon tour to Pelican Island and so much more. Location of the festival is at our partner Environmental Learning Center and the festival benefits Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge.
Vero Beach, FL, US
Organization Name: Pelican Island Preservation Society
Contact Person: Debbie Avery
Phone Number: 772-494-6306
28 Oct 2015 — 01 Nov 2015
Designed with fun in mind, YRARF's primary goal is to provide participants a unique venue to view Yellow Rails while at the same time bringing birders and farmers together to realize the value to birds of the area’s “working wetlands.” The festival schedule is casual and participants can attend all field days (weather permitting) or come and go at their leisure.
Jennings, LA, US
Organization Name: Avian Events Support Team
Contact Person: Donna L Dittmann
Phone Number: 225-642-5763 (leave
13 Nov 2015 — 15 Nov 2015
Celebrating the abundant local and migratory waterfowl of the Northern Sacramento Valley. Field trips and educational programs catering to bird and nature enthusiasts of all ages and levels of interest.
• Free entry & parking @ Swan Expo
• Field Trips & Tours, Book in Advance
• Free Workshops & Presentations
• Saturday Evening Keynote Speaker and Dinner
Marysville, CA, US
Organization Name: Yuba-Sutter Chamber
Contact Person: Rikki Shaffer
Phone Number: 530-743-6501
17 Nov 2015 — 22 Nov 2015
The 28th Annual Festival of the Cranes at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is 6 days with more than 140 workshops, lectures, hikes, tours, and exhibits. Nationally recognized as a top birding and wildlife photography event, the Festival of the Cranes also offers a diversity of cultural, historical, and ecological topics to suit any interest. Registration starts Sept.1.
San Antonio, NM, US
Organization Name: Friends of the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
Contact Person: Michael Hanauer
Phone Number: 575-838-2120
19 Nov 2015 — 22 Nov 2015
The 19th annual Central Valley Birding Symposium in Stockton, CA, features speakers, workshops and field trips and the Birder's Market. Something for everyone!
Organization Name: Central Valley Bird Club
Contact Person: Frances Oliver
Phone Number: 209-369-2010
14 Jan 2016 — 18 Jan 2016
Search South Florida hot spots for target species such as Snail Kite, Limpkin, Painted Bunting, RWB, GHSH & up to 170 species. A focus on teaching advanced birding skills with daily workshops & handouts that are applied directly in the field on full day trips. Top guides with small groups increase birding experience. Keynotes with James Currie, Paddy Cunningham, dinners, lunches and photography.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, US
Organization Name: Birding Adventures, South Florida Audubon Society
Contact Person: Paddy Cunningham
Phone Number: 754-201-1141
20 Jan 2016 — 25 Jan 2016
The 19th Annual Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival is scheduled
January 20 – January 25, 2016 and headquartered at Eastern Florida State College , Titusville, FL. Unique birding, wildlife watching, nature, technology, cultural/historical,special photography field & workshop activities, Offshore Birding Adventures, classroom and evening keynote presentations as well as an Art Show.
Titusville, FL, US
Organization Name: Brevard Nature Alliance
Contact Person: Neta Harris, Executive Director
Phone Number: 321-268-5224
13 Feb 2016
Learn about the Florida Scrub-Jay and explore its habitat at this free, family-friendly event. There will be guided nature walks,tram tours, live animal displays, kids activities, live music, a keynote speaker, and a Q & A. Immediately preceding the festival will be 5/10k charity races for the Friends of Oscar Scherer State Park & the Florida Scrub-Jay. You can register for the race at active.com
Osprey, FL, US
Organization Name: Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Contact Person: Angela Tringali
Phone Number: 352-732-1225
20 Feb 2016
Orlando Wetlands Festival – Sat, Feb. 20, 2016, 9-3 at Ft Christmas Hist Pk/1300 N Ft Christmas Rd, Christmas, FL 32709. Free admission/door prizes! Tours/games/animal shows. Leave pets home. Food available for purchase. For info 407-568-1706, WetlandsFestival@cityoforlando.net, cityoforlando.net/wetlands
Directions SR 50 to Christmas, FL. Turn N - Ft Christmas Rd/420 - 1.8 mi. Free parking
Christmas, FL, US
Organization Name: Orlando Wetlands Park
Contact Person: Mark Sees
Phone Number: 407-568-1706
25 Feb 2016 — 28 Feb 2016
Annual festival celebrating the endangered Whooping Cranes that winter in our area. Birding tours by boat and bus, renowned speakers, exhibits, nature related trade show, arts & crafts, photography workshops and more.
Port Aransas, TX, US
Organization Name: Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce/Tourist Bureau
Contact Person: Ann Vaughan
Phone Number: 361-749-5919
04 Mar 2016 — 06 Mar 2016
Immerse yourself in owls at the only annual, full-weekend, all-owl festival in North America. Highlights include live owl presentations, owl prowls to call in wild owls, a birding and natural history bus trip, and international speakers.
Houston, MN, US
Organization Name: International owl Center
Contact Person: Karla Bloem
Phone Number: 5078966957
15 Apr 2016 — 17 Apr 2016
Guided birding trips, boat tours, live auction & raffle, gala banquet, and more. Our featured speaker: noted artist Tony Angell. Enjoy a three-day pre-festival birding cruise of the San Juan Islands, April 12-14. Stay on for our Neah Bay post-trip on April 17-19: two days birding coastal Washington. Program information and registration at www.olympicbirdfest.org.
Organization Name: Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society
Contact Person: Marion Rutledge
Phone Number: 360-681-4076
21 Apr 2016 — 24 Apr 2016
The event is made up of field trips, workshops, guided walks, exhibit hall and vendors. Our keynote is the well known Al Batt. Registration begins February 1. The fee is $15 plus additional fees for field trips. Returning trips include kayak trips down the Verde and the popular Cadillac Canoe Brunch. Don't forget our favorite field trips to local birding hot spots.
Cottonwood, AZ, US
Organization Name: Verde River Valley Nature Org
Contact Person: Barbie Hart
Phone Number: 9282822202
05 May 2016 — 08 May 2016
The Indiana Dunes Birding Festival is an event designed to celebrate the dunes area’s rich biodiversity and bird watching opportunities. The event will include educational activities for area and visiting youth and families, as well as guided hikes for all ages. Workshops, tours, and special activities will round out the four day festival.
Chesterton, IN, US
Organization Name: Indiana Audubon Society
Contact Person: Brad Bumgardner
Phone Number: 219.926.1390
27 May 2016 — 05 Jun 2016
MacGregor Point Provincial Park is located at the base of Ontario's Bruce Peninsula, a natural migration corridor. The Bruce is known for diverse and unique botany, landforms and shoreline habitats and provides an ideal backdrop for our birding festival. Guided hikes, tours, workshops & evening presentations are designed for both novice and experienced birders. Local experts are your guides.
Port Elgin, ON, Canada
Organization Name: Friends of MacGregor Point
Contact Person: Matt Cunliffe
Phone Number: 519-3762918