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Central Wisconsin Prairie Chicken Festival - Expired Event

Location Buena Vista Grasslands
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
April 12, 2013 - April 14, 2013 - CONFIRMED!
Description: WHAT: Central Wisconsin Prairie Chicken Festival
A Celebration of Grasslands
WHERE: Locations throughout Central Wisconsin located near Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin:
Buena Vista Wildlife Area, Leola Marsh Wildlife Area, and Paul J. Olson Wildlife Area and a Grassland Gala Friday night at Hotel Mead in Wisconsin Rapids
WHEN: April 12-14, 2013. Saturday, April 13 at Buena Vista is the main event with many activities.
DETAILS: The Central Wisconsin Prairie Chicken Festival provides visitors with opportunities to: View Greater Prairie-chickens on their breeding grounds, go on guided grassland bird tours with resident experts, and learn about Wisconsin\'s unique grasslands through art, science, and literature. The event will also include local foods and vendors, nature art and book sales, wildlife demonstrations, a silent auction, children\'s crafts and more!

Sponsored by: Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc.
Contact nameSharon Schwab
Show hoursbird viewing 430-730am Fri-Sun, Gala Fri 6-8pm, Sat 9-3
Year #8
EntertainmentFriday night Grassland Gala at Hotel Mead entertainment TBA. Call/email for more information.
ActivitiesPrairie chicken viewing opportunities, birding tours, bird banding demonstrations, poster contest, education opportunities, and craft sales.
Art/Craft Space
Depends on exhibit

Search for more info on this event:
Google for: Wisconsin Rapids Central Wisconsin Prairie Chicken Festival
Maps and Directions (from Google Maps)
39/51 N towards Stevens Point, WI
54 W towrads Wisconsin Rapids
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