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The program for events 2017 is now complete. Please select a day of the week below to see events for each day of the festival week.

You can also view the PDF of the Schedule/Calendar and the PDF of the entire printed program.


Our mountain weather can be unpredictable. Even on a hot sunny day the weather conditions can change quickly. Please be 'wings weather wise' when attending field trips. We also recommend wearing sturdy walking shoes. Bring water, snacks or lunch. A camera and binoculars can enhance your experience!

Meeting place and/or driving directions will be forwarded in your booking confirmation email.



Sunday Events

Danny & Randy Birding Team: Wetlands Paddle with Danny Catt & Randy Hopkins

Time: 8:30AM to 10:30AM
Location: , Invermere, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Danny Catt , Randy Hopkins

Join Danny Catt & Randy Hopkins on a fun-filled paddle through the wetlands to identify the various kinds of water birds and to discuss how they have adapted to living there....

Ecological Tour on the Zehnder Ranch

Time: 9:00AM to 12:00PM
Location: , Invermere area, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): John and Dave Zehnder

Join us for a walk through the hay fields looking for Long Billed Curlews and other birds, followed by a herding demonstration with John and his Border Collies. Then we will take a...

Lake Enid Family Walk with Kim Urbaniak

Time: 10:00AM to 11:30AM
Location: , Lake Enid area, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Kim Urbaniak

Hosted by Wildsight InvermereConnect with Nature and your kids and at the same time! Join Wildsight Invermere’s Kim Urbaniak at Lake Enid on a playful guided walk geared for children aged...

Bugs, Beasts & Beyond: A Family Wetland Exploration - Duncan Whittick & Karen Reid - Family Event

Time: 10:00AM to 11:30PM
Location: , Invermere, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Duncan Whittick , Karen Reid

Join us for a Junior Naturalist exploration! Kids ages 5-12 will be able to discover bugs and beasts. Make sure to bring your rubber boots, a snack and your sense of...

Building Homes for Bats (Radium) with Leigh Anne Isaac

Time: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Location: , Radium area, BC, Canada
Presenter(s)/Leader(s): Leigh Anne Isaac

With funding support from the Columbia Valley Local Conservation Fund & the Lake Windermere District Rod and Gun Club, join Kootenay Community Bat Project biologist, Leigh Anne Isaac, to learn about...