5:15 am - 9:30 am: Guided Sandhill Crane Viewing Experience
5:15 am - 3:30 pm: Legends and Stories - The Changing Ecology of the Great Plains (Willa Cather/Red Cloud, Neb.)
7:00 am - 12:30 pm: Birding Rowe Sanctuary
7:00 am - 12:30 pm: Birding the Rainwater Basin (Update 1/17: Trip is full. Wait list will be taken.)
7:00 am - 12:30 pm: Birding the Platte River
*12:30 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch - National Audubon Society: "Audubon's Plants for Birds: Plant It and They Will Come"
Audubon’s Plants for Birds program, part of its Bird-Friendly Communities conservation strategy, focuses on inspiring people to take action wherever they live, to help the birds they love. By growing native plants, everyone can do their part to help support breeding and migratory bird populations imperiled by habitat loss and climate change.
1:00 pm: Prairie Grouse Viewing Trip - Mullen (overnight stay)
*2:30 pm - 5:20 pm: Concurrent Sessions
4:00 pm: Greater Prairie-Chicken Viewing Trip - McCook (overnight stay)
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm: Guided Sandhill Crane Viewing Experience
*Asterisk indicates activity is paid for with festival registration.
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