Schedule

Wednesday, April 15th
4:30*am – 3:00 pm Greater Prairie-Chicken Viewing at a Private Ranch, Catered Lunch and Birding at the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve (~90 mins NW of Tulsa)
Thursday, April 16th
6:30 am – 4:00 pm Photography Workshop with Nopadol Paothong (tentative)
3:00 PM Registration Desk Opens, Northwest Inn
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Flock & Mingle Reception, complimentary snacks & hors d’oeuvres, Northwest Inn, Woodward. Opening Remarks & Orientation at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, April 17th
4:00*am – 1:30 pm Lesser Prairie-Chicken Viewing (Blinds or Van), Ranch Brunch & Fence Marking
4:00*am – 9:00 pm Lesser Prairie-Chicken Photographer’s Package
7:00 am – 3:00 pm Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner at Selman Living Lab (including prairie botany walk)
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm Stargazing at Selman Living Lab
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm Bat & Owl Prowl, Moth Black Lighting, Alabaster Caverns (a few miles east of the Selman Lab)
Saturday, April 18th
4:00*am – 1:30 pm Lesser Prairie-Chicken Viewing (Blinds or Van), Ranch Brunch & Fence Marking
4:00*am – 9:00 pm Lesser Prairie-Chicken Photographer’s Package
7:00 am – 3:00 pm Harper/Woodward County Birding Trek
7:30 am – 12:00 pm Prairie Dog Town Birding Trek
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Workshops, Northwest Inn
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner and Keynote, Northwest Inn, Woodward
Sunday, April 19th
4:00*am – 1:30 pm Lesser Prairie-Chicken Viewing (Blinds or Van), Ranch Brunch & Fence Marking
4:00*am – 9:00 pm Lesser Prairie-Chicken Photographer’s Package
7:00 am – 4:00 pm Harper/Woodward County Birding Trek
7:30 am – 12:00 pm Prairie Dog Town Birding Trek
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Workshops, Northwest Inn
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Shattuck Windmill Museum & Dinner
Monday, April 20th
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Wichita Mountains Nat’l Wildlife Refuge Trek
7:00 am Depart for Black Mesa Birding Trek (3 Days)
Tuesday, April 21st
7:00 am – 3:00 pm Hackberry Flat Trek (extension of Wichita Mtns Trek)

* Exact starting time will depend on weather and lek locations 

 

 

 

 

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