Registration is now open for the

2018 Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival!

April 11-18, 2018

Featuring keynote speaker Al Blatt

Join us in Woodward, Oklahoma, in northwest Oklahoma April 11-18 for the 2018 Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival. The 2018 festival will feature keynote speaker Al Blatt. Besides seeing the Lesser Prairie-Chickens (and so far 99% of participants have had close looks!) and birding around northwest Oklahoma, we are again offering these special features for 2017:

If you have any question, feel free to contact John Kennington at 918-809-6325 or johnkennington@gmail.com

In early 2017 northwest Oklahoma, southwest Kansas and the Texas panhandle were devasted by wildfires covering over 1 million acres, far beyond any “normal” prairie fires. The Selman Ranch was spared, but the ranch we use for the Photographer’s Package was destroyed and we had to cancel. Be sure to read the note on the Photography page for an update on our plans for 2018.

Al BattKeynote Speaker Al Batt

Al Batt 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.





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