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Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration Schedule of Events

April 12-14 2019

*Registration for tours will be available during the festival at the Grand Isle School, 149 Ludwig Ln, Grand Isle, LA 70358. Registration tables will be open Friday, April 12 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm and Saturday, April 13 from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. Sunday, April 14, 7:00 – 10:30 am. – Boat and kayaking tours will fill up quickly due to limited space.

Friday April 12, 2019

Sunrise – 11:00 a.m. | Bird Banding – (Lafitte Woods Preserve, Grilleta Tract) Guide: M. Seymour – FREE
2:00–4:00 p.m. | Kayaking Tour
(Meet at the Grand Isle School @ 1:45) Guide: Danny Wray – $20.00 (Tour is Full)
3:30–5:30 p.m. | Grand Isle Birding Tour
(Meet at the Grand Isle School) Guide: Seth Blitch– $5.00 (Tour is Full)
4:00–7:00 p.m.| Queen Bess Boat Tour
(Meet at the LDWF Lab, 195 Ludwig Ln) Limit of 9 birders– FREE (Tour is Full)

Saturday April 13, 2019

Sunrise–11:00 a.m. | Bird BandingLafitte Woods Preserve (Grilleta Tract) M. Seymour – FREE
6:30-8:30 a.m. | Photography Tour with George RitchieG.I. West End State Park Bridge Side – Limit 6 – $25.00 (Tour is Full)
7:30–10:30 a.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour(Meet at the LDWF Lab, 195 Ludwig Lane) Limit of 9 birders – FREE (Tour is Full)
8:00–10:30 a.m. | Grand Isle Birding Tour TNC Preserve(Meet at Grand Isle School) Seth Blitch– $5.00 (Tour is Full)
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Info Booth, Crafts(Grand Isle School)
9:00–11:00 a.m. | Island History Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle School) – $5.00 (Tour is Full)
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | LUNCH(Grand Isle School) Provided by GIS, LLC– $10.00 
1:00–1:45 p.m. | Luncheon Speaker John Flores, Author of La Birding  (@ Grand Isle Multiplex Center, Upstairs)– FREE
1:30–2:30 p.m. | Grand Isle Public Library Ludwig Lane, Activity to be announced FREE
2:30-4:30 p.m. | Kayaking Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle School @ 2:15 p.m.) – $20.00 (Tour is Full)

2:30-4:30 p.m. | Grand Isle Birding Tour –  TNC Preserve (Meet at the Grand Isle School) – $5.00 (Tour is Full)
3:00-4:30 p.m. | Grand Isle State Park Birding Tour(Meet at the Grand Isle School @ 2:45) – $5.00 (Tour is Full)
4:30 p.m.–dusk | Photography Tour with George Ritchie – G.I. West End State Park Bridge Side – Limit 6 – $25.00 (Tour is Full)
5:00–6:30 p.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour(Meet at the LDWF Lab on 195 Ludwig Lane) Limit of 9 birders – FREE (Tour is Full)

Sunday April 14, 2019

Sunrise–Noon | Bird Banding – (Grilletta Tract, Lafitte Woods Preserve) with M. Seymour – FREE
7:30–9:00 a.m. | Queen Bess Boat Tour(Meet at the LDWF Lab on 195 Ludwig Lane) – FREE (Tour is Full)
9:00–11:00 a.m.| Island History Tour – (Meet at the Grand Isle School) – $5.00 (Tour is Full)

Event Form

Click here for the Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration Event Form to be mailed back by April 1, 2019 or email to Jean: jlandry@tnc.org GICDT, P. O. Box 944, Grand Isle, LA 70358.

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

 

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