ST. GEORGE — Birdwatchers are invited to take part in this year's St. George Winter Bird Festival, which will take place Jan. 24-26.
In its 10th year, the festival will feature educational events including a Birder’s Social; a Junior Birder Program for youths including a youth art contest and a special workshop just for kids; educational presentations by birding experts; and field trips to regional birding hot spots such as Zion National Park, Quail Creek, Sand Hollow and Hurricane fields, and the Lytle Ranch.
Daily festival lecture topics include species identification, banding, predators and photography. Most events will begin at the Tonaquint Nature Center, 1851 S. Dixie Drive.
Nature photographer Christopher Balmer will deliver a presentation on photography techniques for the festival's finale at the Best Western Abbey Inn in St. George from 6-8 p.m. on Jan. 26.
For more information, call 435-627-4560. The cost for the event is $5 general admission for adults; those 17 years and younger are admitted free. Registration for the event can be mailed, faxed or completed online at www.activityreg.com.
- Frances Monson, wife of LDS prophet, passes away
- A firsthand perspective: Reflecting on the...
- LDS missionary 'stable' following hit-and-run...
- Mia Love announces she's officially running...
- Mitt Romney to live in Utah — at least...
- Utah facing $1.2 billion-dollar water...
- LDS missionary from Sweden suffers aneurysm,...
- Utah soldier presumed dead in Afghanistan
- Frances Monson, wife of LDS prophet,... 63
- Mitt Romney to live in Utah — at... 45
- Police say driver who hit 3 children... 27
- Angry Orrin Hatch: IRS guilty of... 19
- Utah GOP convention agenda includes... 19
- Attorney General John Swallow says he's... 16
- Mormon missionary age announcement... 14
- Mia Love announces she's officially... 13