Utah Snow Goose Festival Feb. 22-24

Published: Saturday, Oct. 10 2015 12:33 a.m. MDT

DELTA — Birdwatchers can flock to the Utah Snow Goose Festival Feb. 22-24 at Gunnison Bend Reservoir.

Admission is free. As many as 20,000 geese — mostly snow geese — have been at the reservoir during past festivals.

Attendees should bring binoculars or a spotting scope to view the geese and not get too close to avoid scaring the geese away.

“We’ll provide spotting scopes so you can get a close look at the geese,” said Bob Walters, Watchable Wildlife program coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources. “We’ll also be available to answer any questions you have.”

For more information, visit www.deltagoosefestival.com.

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