This event has been cancelled due to the Corona Virus
Car-Pool and Bus Departure and Parking Location
All car-pools and bus trips begin and end at Knights of Columbus Hall, also called Rushman Hall, (821 Newman St.) East Tawas. Most carpools and bus trips will have a five-minute stop in the AuSable Township Hall parking lot (4440 N. US Hwy 23 ) in Oscoda to board and return passengers. Please arrive there early as times given are an estimate, and it would be a shame to miss you if the bus comes earlier than stated!
Field Trips generally run between 7-11:30 am, or in the evening 6pm-10pm. Presentations, exhibits and vendors are available at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Friday and Saturday at varied times.
Thursday May 14 – 6:00 PM Welcome Birders’ Dinner at Northwoods Steakhouse, 1223 East US 23, East Tawas, informal, order off the menu. Make your reservation by calling 989-362-5321 (Costs not included in event registration fee, mention you are here for the birding festival.)
Friday May 15 – Enjoy fine food and dining on your own at Migration 2020 sponsors’ facilities nearby. See sponsor list page in this website
Evening presentations, exhibits and vendors at the Knights of Columbus Hall are open to the public for FREE 5:00-8:15 pm on FRIDAY ONLY. See the presentations page for details
Saturday May 16
Saturday presentations, exhibits and vendors at the Knights of Columbus Hall are for registered attendees and for a small fee ($5) from adults. Those age 17 and under free with accompanying paid adult. See Presentation Page.
5:05 PM- Tally Rally
Review and celebrate the numbers of birds sighted during the Migration.
Closing of Tawas Point Migration 2020 with thanks to all!
6:00 PM –Casual dinner at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
Italian Buffet with meat and vegetarian options, non-alcoholic beverages, salad and dessert. Registration necessary. $15.00 per person. Late reservations may be available, check at the Registration Table in the Hall by 1pm on Saturday..
Finale’ Presentation – 7:15-8:15p An amazing story, complete with aerial photos, by Retired DNR Officer, Jerry Weinrich. “Eagle Research, 40 Years and Counting!”
Map of Tawas City and East Tawas area
Field Trip Destinations Map
For a larger Map look at the PDF Iosco map2020