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A unique group of agencies and organizations have teamed up to produce “Wings of Winter Birding Festival” on January 19-21, 2018. The Festival will be focused on the areas around Kentucky and Barkley Lake but will be based at Paris Landing State Park., The many birding field trips include Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge, Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge , Kentucky Dam, Land Between the Lakes, Fort Donelson National Battlefield and Harmon Creek Wildlife Management Area. Workshops will also be offered in Wildlife Photography, Beginning Birding, and Journaling / Poetry Writing in regards to Ornithology

An impressive list of agencies and groups have come together to make this first birding festival a memorable one. Those include the Paris/Henry County Chamber of Commerce, Paris Landing State Park, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tennessee Valley Authority, U.S. National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Southeastern Avian Research, Stewart County, Tennessee Ornithological Society, and Kentucky Ornithological Society.

The weekend will begin with a special pre-festival half day birding field trip on Friday, January 19th led by the keynote speaker Julie Zickefoose and refuge manager Rick Eastridge to Cross Creeks National Wildlife Refuge. Birders will get a chance to see the heart of this refuge when it is completely filled with wintering waterfowl and other species. A Friday night reception beginning 5:30 pm at the State Park Inn and will feature Brian Fox Ellis speaking at 7:00 pm as John James Audubon.

Saturday, January 20th will be filled with four all day field trips that include travel and a box lunch. These field trips will begin and end at Paris Landing State Park and will be led by agency staff and expert birders. The all day trips will include Land Between the Lakes, with a stop at the Woodlands Nature Center, Kentucky Dam with stops at local hotspots along the way.

Two Different trips will go to different areas of the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge that include sanctuary areas of the Duck River Bottoms, and the Big Sandy Unit including a stop at the refuge Visitor Center, Big Sandy Peninsula and Pace Point, considered one of the top ten birding locations in the state.

For more detailed information on the festival, or field trips please see the Paris/Henry County Chamber website or call 731-642-2091.



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