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2014 New River Birding & Nature Festival

April 28, 2014 - May 4, 2014

Speaker & Trip Schedule

April 28 – May 3, 2014 NRBNF

All field trips (except Birding by Butt) meet for a hot buffet breakfast at 6 a.m. in an outdoor pavilion. Gold Standard trips return at 2 p.m.; Premium trips at 6, and All-Day trips at 7. All Popcorn Presentations (at 3) and Dinners (at 6) are served at the Meadows at Opossum Creek Retreat (except All-Day trip selections); presentations immediately follow.

Monday, April 28

6 am – 1 pm Birding by Butt Gold Standard
6 pm – 8 pm Dinner and Presentation at Opossum Creek Retreat – Jim McCormac

Tuesday, April 29

6 am – 2 pm Sugar Creek Gold Standard 6 am – 2 pm Nuttallburg Walk Gold Standard 6 am – 6 pm Cranberry Glades FULL 6 am – 7 pm Headwaters Tour
6 pm – 8 pm Dinner and Presentation at Opossum Creek Retreat – Bill Thompson, III

Wednesday, April 30

6 am – 2 pm High Country Gold Standard 6 am – 2 pm Sewell Mountain Gold Standard FULL 6 am – 6 pm Cotton Hill 6 am – 7 pm Sugar Creek
6 pm – 8 pm Dinner and Presentation at Opossum Creek Retreat – Connie Toops

Thursday, May 1

6 am – 2 pm Buerry Mountain Gold Standard 6 am – 2 pm Summerlee Rail Trail Gold Standard 6 am – 2 pm Burnwood to Babcock Gold Standard 6 am – 6 pm Sewell Mountain 6 am – 7 pm Cranberry Glades
6 pm – 8 pm Dinner and Presentation at Opossum Creek Retreat – Tom Stephenson & Scott Whittle

Friday, May 2

6 am – 2 pm Nuttallburg Walk Gold Standard 6 am – 2 pm High Country Gold Standard 6 am – 2 pm Wolf Creek Walk Gold Standard 6 am – 6 pm Irma Byrd Center/Bolt Mountain 6 am – 7 pm Muddlety Strips
6 pm – 8 pm Dinner and Presentation at Opossum Creek Retreat – Julie Zickefoose

Saturday, May 3

6 am – 2 pm Guides Choice Gold Standard 6 am – 2 pm Sugar Creek Gold Standard FULL 6 am – 2 pm Long Point Walk Gold Standard 6 am – 2 pm Buerry Mountain Gold Standard 6 am – 6 pm Cotton Hill
6 pm – Dinner and Show at Opossum Creek Retreat – Rain Crows
Please be forgiving as the Dinner Presentation and Popcorn speaker line-ups may change.
Icon Key: Premium trips (+ $50/person) All-Day trips (+ $50/person) Gold Standard Authentic Appalachian Ramp Lunch
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Popcorn Presentations

For those who just can’t get enough, Popcorn Presentations are scheduled to take place at the Meadows at Opossum Creek Retreat after trips return and before dinner (so they start around 3’ish and end around 5) – and yes… we serve popcorn.
Monday – Pat Sutton Tuesday – Ben Lizdas Wednesday – Jim Rapp Thursday – Noah Stryker Friday – Michael O’Brien

Details

Start:
April 28, 2014
End:
May 4, 2014
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