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Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival 2017

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Name: Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival 2017
Date: May 18, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival - May 18-21, 2017
Festival Schedule
PEEPs Entry Packet

Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival is flying your way in May!
The annual Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival is designed for birders of all ages and levels with activities ranging from guided float trips and youth art contests to guided walks and workshops.  All of the festival events highlight the natural wonders that draw thousands of birds and visitors to Alaska's Kenai Peninsula. The 2017 festival is scheduled for May 18-21. 

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As part of the festival there are two River float trips available. To reserve your spot, please click the REGISTER NOW button above!
Kenai River Float Trip: Full Day

Five drift boats, complete with local expert on each, will help you find all of our feathered friends. $150/person. On this trip one can see 60-70 species of birds. The river can be chilly in May so dress in layers and warmly.  There are no restrooms along the route except at the start and end points.  The drift area is from the outlet of Skilak Lake to Bing's Landing - weather permitting. Many thanks to the guides for donating their time and services. 
Limited to 15 people

FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017
Kasilof River Float Trip: 7 AM - 3 PM
One raft complete with oarsman and birding guide will venture down the Kasilof River during this full day birding float.  $100/person.  This trip starts in the Kenai Wildlife Refuge and ends at the Sterling Highway Bridge.  The area is not developed and a nice easy float through undeveloped lands.
ONLY 1 seat left - Call 262-9814 to reserve.
Soldotna & Kenai, AK
Date/Time Information:
May 18-21, 2017
Contact Information:
(907) 262-9814
Float Trips are by reservation by clicking the register now button!
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