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New River Birding & Nature Festival
April 30 - May 5
Since 2002, in wild and wonderful West Virginia!
The annual New River Birding & Nature Festival takes place in and around the New River Gorge National River in the heart of the upland, hardwood forests that Cornell Lab of Ornithology identified as a crucial stopover habitat for the continued survival of species such as Golden-winged, Blue-winged, and Swainson’s Warbler, as well as the Scarlet Tanager. This bird and nature watching festival highlights more than 100 bird species on a variety of birding tours.
All skill levels are welcome. Come for a day or stay all week. Each day offers a field trip of your choice, three meals, presentations, world-class experts you will call friends, and good times!
As a non-profit fundraising event, the Festival is the major funding source for the local 501C3 Fayette County Education Fund, Inc. providing student environmental and leadership training programs.
Make your reservations at birding-wv.com.