Hey have you heard the news???
A unique group of agencies and organizations have teamed up to produce
³Wings of Winter Birding Festival² on January 19-21, 2018. The Festival will
be focused on the areas around Kentucky and Barkley Lake but will be based
at Paris Landing State Park. Workshops will also be offered in Wildlife
Photography, Beginning Birding, and Journaling / Poetry Writing in regards
Featured speakers for the weekend include storyteller, author and naturalist
Brian ³Fox² Ellis, who will be taking the persona of John James Audubon for
the Friday night program. He will also be leading several birding and
naturalist walks as Audubon as well as a workshop called ³Bird is the Word²..
Fox has portrayed Audubon worldwide in countless birding festivals, museums,
nature centers, schools and has lead birding hikes in 49 of the 50 states.
Some of you may remember his from The TN Crane Festival.
The Keynote speaker for Saturday night will be Julie Zickefoose, who is not
only a regular contributor for Birder¹s Digest but also many other
ornithological publications. She is the author of ³Letters from Eden², ³The
Bluebird Effect² and most recently ³Baby Birds: An Artist Looks Into the
Nest". Among speaking at many birding festivals, Mrs. Zickefoose leads
natural history excursions abroad with Holbrook Travel. Julie will also be
the co-leader on a very special and limited field trip on Friday.
Please see attached flyer with additional details and PLEASE feel free to
send it on to anyone you might thing would be interested in knowing about
this festival and perhaps attending. Registration has begun and some trips
(like the trip on Friday) have limited spaces available. So don¹t
hesitatemake your reservations today and join us for this inaugural event.
If you have any questions I¹d be glad to answer them.
/ |` Cyndi Routledge
Southeastern Avian Research
Birding Festival Flyer Revised.pdf
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