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Utah Travel Headlines Blog

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

St George Winter Bird Festival Fri-Sun

The annual St George Winter Bird Festival begins on Friday, Jan 25, and runs through Sunday. It offers presentations, workshops, family events, a photo contest and field trips.

The Tonaquint Park and Nature Center will host most Friday and Saturday events. On Sunday there will be an all-day field trip to the California condor release site in nearby Vermilion Cliffs National Monument.

Other field trips are planned around Washington County.

Paleontologist Jerry Harris discuss the origins of birds Friday at the Dunford Auditorium at Dixie State College. Festival Presentation topics range from "Biodiversity and You" to "Introduction to Birding."

The event is sponsored by the Red Cliffs chapter of the Audubon Society. The Bureau of Land Management, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Tracy Aviary also are participating.

You will find more info here.

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