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Snow Goose Festival in Chico to mark 19th year

One of the largest wildlife festivals in the West.

Posted: Jan 11, 2018 2:19 PM
Updated: Jan 11, 2018 2:21 PM

The 19th Annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway in Chico takes place January 24th through the 28th.
The 5 day event celebrates the journey of millions of waterfowl and raptors that visit the Northern Sacramento Valley along the Pacific Flyway during Winter. 
The festival features more than 70 field trips and workshops designed to meet a wide variety of interests.   
While there are fees for some of the events, admission is free on Saturday and Sunday, January 27th and 28th... with the Masonic Family Center at 1110 W. East Avenue in Chico serving as Festival Headquarters.   There will be exhibits and a lot of free presentations and activities for people of all ages. 
Saturday evening marks the "Gathering of Wings" Banquet and Silent Auction. It often sells out. The keynote speaker for the evening is Jon L. Dunn, Bird guide extraordinaire and chief consultant for all seven editions of the National Geographic Field Guide to birds of North America. He was the recipient of the ABA's Roger Tory Peterson Award in 2012, given for a lifetime of achievements in promoting the cause of birding.
There is also a Wildlife Art Exhibit that runs from January 26th through February 2nd at 325 Main Street in Downtown Chico. (Site of the future Chico Children's Museum). A reception is planned for Friday, January 26th from 5 - 8 p.m. It is Free to the public.
For more Snow Goose Festival information you can call (530) 592-9092 or visit www.snowgoosefestival.org. 

www.snowgoosefestival.org

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