Presentations

Turkey Vulture -Wings of Wonder by Carolyn Bohmier

Educational Presentations for All Ages
Saturday May 19 10:00 AM to 4:45 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall
821 Newman St., East Tawas

The education program is included in the full Migration registration fee.  For those attending the education program only, the fee is $5.00 per adult age 17 and over.  Younger family members with a paying adult attend for free.

Doors open at 10:00 AM for Registration Desk and Exhibits

Presentations for Adults and Attentive Youth

11:00 to Noon and 12:30 to 1:30 PM
Wonder of Raptors
Rebecca Lessard of “Wings of Wonder”
As a rehabilitation expert, Ms. Lessard will bring live birds she has rescued for an exciting and memorable experience for all ages.                                                    http://www.wingsofwonder.org/

Hummingbird Moth
by Chris Coulon

2:00 to 2:45 PM

Create Bird and Butterfly Gardens with Native Plants
Louise Shoksnyder – Sunrise Side Gardeners
Native plants will be for sale here and at Tawas Point State Park

3:00 to 3:45 PM
Peregrine Falcons are our Friends
Holly Vaughn, Wildlife Communications Coordinator  of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Merlin
by Chris Coulon

4:00 to 4:45 PM
Listening to Identify Birds with Sam Burckhardt
Using Bird Calls and Songs for Bird Identification

Younger Kids’ Activities
10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Join your child in getting creative with nature.  Adult accompaniment/participation is necessary.  Materials, support and advice available on-site from AVA helpers.