April 19-26, 2017
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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
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We sill have room all days for the Lesser Prairie Chicken viewing, but we can no longer accept reservations for these events: The Wednesday Greater Prairie-Chicken viewing is full! All of the Photographers packages are full! The Saturday & Sunday … Continue reading
The Friday Lesser Prairie-Chicken viewing from the blinds and the van is now full! We still have plenty of room on Saturday and Sunday, so be sure to get your registrations in ASAP.
The early registration deadline is Feb 15. As long as it is mailed by the 15th you can pay the early fee of $20, or you can call John Kennington anytime this weekend at 918-809-6325 to ensure I have you … Continue reading
Registration for the 2014 festival is now open. Visit the Registration page for the details on how to register.\ We are also very pleased to announce our 2014 Keynote Speaker will be Laura Erickson. Laura is author of four books, … Continue reading
The 2013 Festival is officially under way and has had a FRIGID start! The group on the pre-trip for Greater Prairie-Chickens braved freezing cold and rain. Due to decline in their numbers the bird had failed to return to the … Continue reading
Here is the design for the 2013 festival t-shirt. They are now available for pre-order for $22.00. The price will be $25 during the festival, and we will have a very limited supply of extras. Size Small Medium Large … Continue reading
The 2013 festival is just around the corner. I’m pleased to report that Sue Selman is reporting she has the birds back on her ranch, and she is identifying the lek locations. And other migrants are starting to return, with … Continue reading
Here is the 2013 Festival poster, featuring a wonderful Lesser Prairie-Chicken photograph from our featured artist Noppadol Paothong. Posters will be available for purchase for $15 at the festival, or may also be ordered over the phone. Contact John Kennington at 918-809-6325 for details. Click … Continue reading
Welcome to our first post for the 2013 Festival! Registration is now open, and we already have participants from 8 different states, from California to Massachusetts! We still have plenty of room, but I do want to point out that the Greater-Prairie-Chicken viewing … Continue reading