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2nd Annual Wings & Wildlife Festival - Ted Floyd Keynote (1 Viewer)


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You Are Invited To The 2nd Annual Wings & Wildlife Festival Of Southern Nevada in Laughlin, Nevada, USA: March 11-15, 2010

Visit http://www.WingsandWildlifeFestival.org for more information, festival catalog, and to register

31 Field Trips
14 Seminars
5 Nature Walks
Special Kids Fest scheduled for Saturday March 13th with FREE activities for Kids & Families!
Discount room rates for festival attendees

Friday, March 12 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us in the Riverside Starview Room for socializing with your fellow festival goers. Wine and savory hors d‘oeuvres in addition to a selection of wines and other non-alcoholic beverages will be available. View nature-based artwork of local artists and Sharon K. Schafer. Registration and informational booths will remain open during the event.

5:00pm - 6:00pm Ted Floyd will sign copies of his new book "Let's Go Birding!"

6:30pm - 7:30pm Our Featured Artist, Sharon K. Schafer, renown Boulder City artist and naturalist. Skydance Studio‘s Sharon K. Schafer, will provide a truly magical experience through a multimedia program "Land of Little Rain - Images from the Mojave Desert". Discover the hidden beauty and grace of southern Nevada‘s less traveled wilderness areas through Schafer‘s paintings, sketches, and photographs.

Saturday, March 13 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
A generous buffet banquet will precede the festival‘s featured speaker, Ted Floyd. Mr. Floyd‘s banquet presentation will introduce us to the amazing world of birding at night. Ted‘s talk will show us how to find birds at night. "Birding at Night: The Final Frontier" will open your mind to an entirely new conception of birding. Banquet feast will include entrees of beef, chicken and fish, along with salads, vegetables, and assorted cakes and pies.

7:00pm - 7:15pm A short presentation introducing the Southern Nevada Birding and Wildlife Trails Partnership.

7:15pm - 8:30pm Ted Floyd, author, editor of Birding magazine, and keynote speaker.

Interactive Displays Provided by:
Bureau of Reclamation
Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve
Kern Valley/Birding Nevada
Las Vegas Wash
Laughlin North Reach Project
Nevada Commission on Tourism
Nevada Department of Wildlife
Red Rock Audubon Society
Southern Nevada Agency Partnership (SNAP)
Southern Nevada Water Authority
Ted Cassidy, Taxidermist
U.S.D.A. Nevada’s NRCS
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Field Trip: Bat Mistnetting at Granite Springs
Field Trip: Bill Williams NWR
Field Trip: Bill Williams River Delta by Kayak
Field Trip: Black Canyon by Kayak
Field Trip: Black Canyon by Motorized Raft
Field Trip: Colorado River by Kayak
Field Trip: Colorado River Tour by Water Taxi
Field Trip: Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve
Field Trip: Hualapai Mountain Park
Field Trip: Laughlin Lagoon by Kayak
Field Trip: Topock Gorge by Kayak
Field Trip: Topock Gorge w/Captain Doyle
Field Trip: Topock Marsh by Kayak
Field Trip: Topock Marsh by Van/Bus
Field Trip: Wee Thump Joshua Tree Forest
Field Trip: Willow Beach Hatchery & Birding
Nature Walk: Big Bend State Recreation Area
Nature Walk: Colorado River Nature Center
Nature Walk: Laughlin River Walk
Nature Walk: Old Sportsman Park & North Reach
Nature Walk: Petroglyphs at Grapevine Canyon
Seminar: Bat Monitoring
Seminar: Beginning Bird ID
Seminar: Bighorn Sheep
Seminar: Binoculars
Seminar: Burrowing Owls
Seminar: Colorado River Birds
Seminar: Dragonflies and Damselflies
Seminar: Falconry
Seminar: Hummingbird Tidbits
Seminar: Mojave Desert Reptiles
Seminar: Nevada Important Bird Areas
Seminar: Petroglyphs Wings & Wildlife on the Rocks
Seminar: Water & Wildlife
Seminar: Wildlife and Plants

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