Chequamegon Bay Birding & Nature Festival

May 16-18,  2019

Welcome to the 13th Annual Chequamegon Bay Birding & Nature Festival — three days of birding and nature activities on Wisconsin’s south shore of Lake Superior at the peak of spring migration. Birders and nature lovers of all skills and ages will find a wealth of choices at this year’s festival.

We have 120 field trips and programs on all things nature, such as birds, butterflies, wildflowers, snails, spiders, elk, frogs, fish, and mushrooms. We also have birding by bicycle, kayaking trips, Apostle Islands cruise, Loon Pontoon, live birds, mammal tracking, and more. New this year Extreme Weather theme with associated field trips, including a drone demo; our first geology field trip; smartphone birding, program on purple martins, several field trips on finding and preparing wild edibles. Our bird fest has renowned speakers and trip leaders, such as Ruth Oppedahl (Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin), Adrian Wydeven (Timber Wolf Alliance), Tracy Hames (Wisconsin Wetlands Association), and local birding experts Ryan Brady, Nick Anich, Tim Oksiuta, Dick Verch, David Bratley, and more and the Birdchick as our keynote speaker.

Phone and online registration will open on Tuesday, March 26th, at 10am.
Downloadable registration forms will be available online Monday, March 25th.
Again phone and online registration will not open until Tuesday, March 26th, at 10am CST.

2019 Chequamegon Bay Birding and Nature Festival Booklet

This year Family registrations must be made by phone.
Only single registration will be available online.
(There is a registration fee when you register online)

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