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Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration Schedule of Events

April 21th, 22th, 23th 2017

*Registration for tours will be available online, www.townofgrandisle.com, and during the festival at the Grand Isle Multiplex Center, 3101 Hwy. 1, Grand Isle, LA. Registration tables will be open Friday, April 15 from 1:00-4:00 PM and Saturday, April 16 from 6:45 AM-4:00 PM (Boat and kayaking tours will fill up quickly due to limited space).
***See Weather Contingency Plan below***

Friday April 21, 2017

Sunrise–11:00 a.m. | Bird Banding (Lafitte Woods Preserve, Grilleta Tract) – FREE
1:00–4:00 p.m.. | Registration Table | Grand Isle Multiplex
3:00–5:00 p.m. | Kayaking Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex @ 1:45) – $20.00
3:00–4:30 p.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour (Meet at the LDWF Lab, 195 Ludwig Ln) – FREE
3:30–5:30 p.m. | Grand Isle Birding Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex) – $5.00
5:00–6:30 p.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour(Meet at the LDWF Lab, 195 Ludwig Lane) – FREE

Saturday April 22, 2017

Sunrise–11:00 a.m. | Bird BandingLafitte Woods Preserve (Grilleta Tract) – FREE
6:45 a.m–4:00 p.m.. | Registration Table | Grand Isle Multiplex
7:00–5:00 p.m. | Big Day Birding Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex @ 6:45 a.m) – $25.00
7:30–9:00 a.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour(Meet at the LDWF Lab, 195 Ludwig Lane) – FREE
8:30–10:30 a.m. | Grand Isle Birding Tour(Leave from Grand Isle Multiplex) – $5.00
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Info Booth, Arts & Crafts, Birding Supplies(Grand Isle Multiplex)
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Grand Isle Butterfly Dome(Grand Isle Port Commission) – FREE
9:00–11:00 a.m. | Kayaking Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex @ 8:45) – $20.00
9:00–11:00 a.m. | Island History Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex) – $5.00
10:00–11:00 a.m. | Tour of the LDWF Fish Lab(Meet at the Lab on 195 Ludwig Lane) – FREE
10 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | Native Plant ID Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex) – $5.00
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | LUNCH(Grand Isle Multiplex) – $10.00
1:00–1:45 p.m. | “Urban Wetlands”Presentation by Barbara Benson (@ Grand Isle Multiplex Center, Upstairs)– FREE
1:30-3:30 p.m. | Native Plant ID Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex) – $5.00
2:00–3:30 p.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour(Meet at the LDWF Lab on 195 Ludwig Lane) – FREE
2:30-4:30 p.m. | Kayaking Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex @ 2:15 p.m.) – $20.00
2:30-4:30 p.m. | Grand Isle Birding Tour – (Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex) – $5.00
3:00-4:30 p.m. | Grand Isle State Park Birding Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex @ 2:45) – $5.00
5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour(Meet at the LDWF Lab on 195 Ludwig Lane) – FREE
5:00–7:00 p.m. | Warblers & Wine: Reception, Door Prizes and Auction(Location TBA) –$15.00

Sunday April 23, 2017

Sunrise–11:00 a.m. | Bird BandingLafitte Woods Preserve (Grilleta Tract) – FREE
7:30–9:00 a.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour(Meet at the LDWF Lab on 195 Ludwig Lane) – FREE
9:00–11:00 a.m.| Island History Tour – (Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex) – $5.00
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. a.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour – (Meet at the LDWF Lab, 195 Ludwig Lane) – FREE

Pre-registration is open, tickets can be purchased at the event if spots are still open for the tour.

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