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Wings and Wetlands Festival
May 3, 2019 - May 5, 2019$5 – $225
Improve your shorebird watching skills at two of the best birding spots in the Midwest at this 2-day festival. Experienced guides will take you on multiple field trips to Cheyenne Bottoms, the largest inland marsh in North America, and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge during peak shorebird migration. Greater prairie-chicken lek viewing opportunities will also be available.
Keynote speaker Al Blatt of Hartland, Minnesota is a writer, speaker, storyteller and humorist. Al writes humor and nature columns for many newspapers and does regular radio shows about nature. He writes a number of popular cartoon strips that are syndicated nationally and is author of the book, “A Life Gone to the Birds.” He is a columnist for Bird Watcher’s Digest and writes for a number of magazines and books. He is a trustee of the American Bald Eagle Foundation in Haines, Alaska. Al has hosted TV shows, speaks around the country, and has received numerous awards. Al speaks to anyone who will listen. His mother thinks he is special.