Registration now open for the

2015 Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival

Please note:
Greater Prairie-Chicken viewing is full!
Friday & Sunday Photographers packages are full!
Saturday Photographers package has just one spot open
Saturday & Sunday Prairie Dog Town Treks are cancelled
Black Mesa Trek is cancelled

Join us in Woodward, Oklahoma, in northwest Oklahoma April 15-22 for the 2015 Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival. The 2015 festival will feature keynote speaker Paul Baicich. Besides seeing the Lesser Prairie-Chickens (and so far 99% of participants have had close looks!) and birding around northwest Oklahoma, we are very excited to again offer these special features for 2015:

Check out the schedule of events, field trips, bird lists, registration materials, etc. on the rest of this web site. If you have any question, feel free to contact John Kennington at 918-809-6325 or johnkennington@gmail.com

To insure a quality experience, many of our events have minimum and maximum numbers of participants. To be sure you get your choice of events we encourage you to register as soon as possible, before the early bird reservation deadline of February 15th. Registration opens Oct. 13th.

Keynote Speaker Paul J. Baicich


Paul J. Baicich has been an active birder since his early teens in New York City. A is a former employee of the American Birding Association(1991-2003). Paul’s concerns include an abiding interest in bird conservation and studies in the breeding biology of North American birds. In this last regard, he has co-authored (with the late Colin Harrison) A Guide to the Nests, Eggs, and Nestlings of North American Birds (1997). Paul also has co-led a number of birding tours and workshops to Alaska. These Alaska destinations include the Aleutians, the Pribilofs, the Seward Peninsula, and St. Lawrence Island.

Paul’s Keynote address will be The Dozen Most Important Things You Can Do For Birds, Bird Conservation, and Birding

Among his many other activities, he worked for the National Wildlife Refuge System on a consultant basis on issues of popular birding and parallel refuge receptiveness. In addition, Paul co-edits (with Wayne Petersen) the popular monthly Birding Community E-bulletin. His latest work, a history of bird feeding in the US, co-authored with Margaret Barker and Carrol Henderson, will appear in 2015. Visit his website at www.greatbirdingprojects.com









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