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Gridley Herald - Gridley, CA
  • Registration now open for the 15th Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway

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  • Experience the wonders of the Pacific Flyway at the 15th Annual Snow Goose Festival on January 22-26 in Chico, CA. This five-day event celebrates the local and migratory waterfowl of the Northern Sacramento Valley and offers over 70 field trips, workshops and activities for birding and nature enthusiasts of all ages. Admission is free to the festival headquarters and various events on Saturday and Sunday, January 25-26, located at the Masonic Family Center, 1110 W. East Ave. in Chico. Bring the entire family and enjoy exhibits and a variety of free presentations and activities including All about Bats, Raptors and Rehab, Wetlands’ Wildlife, the ever-popular Junior Naturalist Activity Center, and much, much more. Online registration is now open for all events including field trips, workshops and Saturday evening’s Gathering of Wings Banquet & Silent Auction. This year’s banquet will feature a keynote address from pelagic birding pioneer, Debi Shearwater, who has been leading boat trips to view seabirds out of Monterey since 1975. Event fees range from $5 to $45. Please visit www.snowgoosefestival.org for online registration and complete event details, or call the Snow Goose Festival office at (530) 345-1865.
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