April 11-18, 2018
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Join the Oklahoma Audubon Council For An Amazing Prairie Experience! See and hear the quickly vanishing Lesser Prairie-Chicken displaying on its gobbling grounds. Come share and experience the natural heritage of the high plains of northwestern Oklahoma.
Festival Highlights Include:
* Lesser Prairie-Chicken viewing from blinds or vans
* Greater Prairie-Chicken viewing from blinds in Osage County, Oklahoma
* An opportunity to actively participate in protecting the species by helping to mark fences
* Field trips led by local experts around northwest Oklahoma
* Special packages for photographers!
* Post-festival field trip to the Black Mesa, where Oklahoma meets the Rocky Mountains
* Post-festival field trip to the Wichita Mountains (where we’ll see Black-capped Vireos!)
* A variety of informative workshops and speakers
Author Archives: John Kennington
You may have heard on the news that Woodward, Oklahoma was hit by a large tornado on Sunday, April 15, resulting in six deaths, many injuries, and many homes and businesses destroyed. Despite that very horrible news I am happy to report that … Continue reading
We are at capacity on Saturday for the Photographer’s Package. We still have about 4 spots open on Sunday.
Here is the Festival poster, featuring Jan Martin McGuire’s wonderful painting.
The painting by our featured artist, Jan Martin McGuire, is complete! We will use this painting for our festival poster, and limited edition prints will be available for purchase at the festival.
The trek on Thursday, April 26 to view Greater Prairie-Chickens is now full, and we cannot accept any more registrations.
I received a call a few days ago from photographer Noppadol Paothong’s office. He was interested in being part of our festival. If you don’t know Noppadol is a world-class photographer from Missouri, where he photographs for the Missouri Dept … Continue reading
Sue Selman suggested we may want to consider offering something special for photographers. And we have now come up with a plan, called the “Photographer’s Package”. If anyone has a suggestion for a jazzier name, let me know! It will … Continue reading
I’m thrilled to announce that Jan Martin McGuire has agreed to be the Featured Art for the 2012 festival! Jan in an internationally known wildlife artist from Bartlesville. I first met Jan some 20 years ago after we moved to … Continue reading
This is exciting! With the help of Dwayne Elmore, we have lined up a private ranch in Osage County (in northeast Oklahoma, next to the Nature Conservancy’s Tallgrass Prairie Preserve) on which to offer viewing of Greater Prairie-Chickens! We will … Continue reading