[Ontbirds]Huron Fringe Birding Festival

Fred and Beth Jazvac jazvacfb at bmts.com
Tue Apr 26 11:21:31 EDT 2005

The HURON FRINGE BIRDING  FESTIVAL (8th Annual) just keeps growing and now
offers 82 hikes, presentations and workshops related to birds and nature.
This is probably the most diverse and comprehensive nature festival offered
anywhere in North America.  It offers a wide range of birding activities -
workshops on Sparrows (John Haselmayer), Warblers (Mark Wiercinski), and
Nesting of Ontario's Breeding Birds (George Peck).  Also, offered are
classes for Beginning Birders (Peter Middleton and Martin Parker) and hikes
for the experienced - Birding by Ear and Bird Until you Drop  (by Michael
Carlson).  Participate in a Birdathon or take one of the many birding hikes
offered, from a group of expert birders and naturalists.

The afternoons feature many nature related hikes that will cover whatever
your interests are from wildflowers, geology, insects, reptiles,
butterflies, nature hikes, botanical medicines, forestry, dragonflies,
archaeology, photography, to ecology.

The evenings have presentations by excellent speakers followed by owl prowls
and star gazing. 

For more detailed information on the Huron Fringe Birding Festival and how
to pre-register, please check the Friend¹s of MacGregor Web Site at
(Click on Birding Festival and then on Events)

Or, call MacGregor Point Provincial Park at (519) 389-6231, for information
and a brochure

Or, e-mail for information at  fompp at bmts.com

For campsite and yurt reservations at MacGregor, check Ontario Parks¹ web
site at  http://www.ontarioparks.com

Port Elgin and Southampton are popular Ontario tourist destinations. For
local area information including accommodations, see

Fred Jazvac, 
Southampton, Ontario.
jazvacfb at bmts.com

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