Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival: May 5-8, 2011

Photo by Karl Stoltzfus

2011 FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

Keynote Speaker Carl Safina

  • Saturday night Keynote: Carl will discuss, read from and show images from his latest book The View from Lazy Point, an exploration of how nature and human dignity require each other.
  • Sunday presentation: Carl will present his book A Sea in Flames, about the oil well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico in the summer of 2010.

 A sampling of What’s New:

  • Beginning Photography
  • Be a Better Birder Panel
  • Birding Bhutan
  • Birding the Southern Ocean
  • The Big Spit Birding Challenge

A Sampling of Participants’ Annual Favorites:

  • Birding Beluga Slough & Bishop’s Beach
  • Birding by Ear
  • Homer Hot Spots Tours
  • Live Bird Presentations
  • Shorebird Viewing Stations
  • Shorebirding by Ear

 A Sampling of Arts & Entertainment:

  • Arts, Crafts, Gifts & Education Fair
  • Birding through  Art
  • Field Casting with Festival artist Lynn Marie Naden
  • Migration Family Fun Run
  • Mr. Whitekeys Multi-Media Performance
  • Shorebirds Sing at the Salty Dawg Saloon
  • Smokey Bay Music Festival
  • The Best of the On the Wing concert of Poetry & Song

For more information or to be added to the mailing or e-mail lists contact Christina Whiting, Festival Coordinator at 907-235-7740 or shorebirdster@gmail.com. The Shorebird Festival is cosponsored by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

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