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Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration Schedule of Events

April 20-22 2018

*Registration will be available during the festival at the Grand Isle Multiplex Center, 3101 Hwy. 1, Grand Isle, LA. Registration tables will be open Friday, April 20 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM, Saturday, April 21 from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM, and Sunday, April 22, 7:00 – 10:30 AM. Boat and kayaking tours will fill up quickly due to limited space. You can e-mail Jean Landry with your preferences at jlandry@tnc.org.

Friday April 20, 2018

Sunrise – 11:00 a.m. | Bird Banding (Lafitte Woods Preserve, Grilleta Tract) M. Seymour – FREE
2:00–4:00 p.m. | Kayaking Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex @ 1:45) Guide Danny Wray – $20.00
3:30–5:30 p.m. | Grand Isle Birding Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex) Guide Seth Blitch– $5.00
5:00–6:30 p.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour (Meet at the LDWF Lab, 195 Ludwig Ln) Limit of 4 birders– FREE

Saturday April 21, 2018

Sunrise–11:00 a.m. | Bird BandingLafitte Woods Preserve (Grilleta Tract) M. Seymour – FREE
7:30–9:00 a.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour(Meet at the LDWF Lab, 195 Ludwig Lane) Limit of 4 birders – FREE
8:00–10:30 a.m. | Grand Isle Birding Tour TNC Preserve(Meet at Grand Isle Multiplex) Seth Blitch– $5.00
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Info Booth, Crafts(Grand Isle Multiplex)
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) Limit of 16 people – FREE
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. | Native Plant ID Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex) Guide Andrew Barron, BTNEP– $5.00
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | LUNCH(Grand Isle Multiplex) Provided by GIS, LLC– $10.00
1:00–1:45 p.m. | Luncheon Speaker (@ Grand Isle Multiplex Center, Upstairs)– FREE
1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. | Bird Call I.D. Contests (@ Grand Isle Public Library, Ludwig Lane)– FREE
1:30-3:30 p.m. | Native Plant ID Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle Multiplex) Guide Andrew Barron, BTNEP– $5.00
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
5:00–6:30 p.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour(Meet at the LDWF Lab on 195 Ludwig Lane) Limit of 4 birders– FREE
5:00–7:00 p.m. | Warblers & Wine: Reception, Door Prizes and Silent Auction(Location TBA) –$15.00

Sunday April 22, 2017

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

If a tour is canceled due to inclement weather, a refund may be obtained by providing your ticket for proof of purchase.