Yuma Bird, Nature and History Festival

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YUMA BIRD, NATURE & HISTORY FESTIVAL
Nancy Meister, President of the Yuma Audubon Society, talks with Big Blend Radio about the 2nd  Annual Yuma, Arizona Bird, Nature & History Festival, held in Yuma, Arizona and its surrounding regions, on January 10-12, 2020.

Known as the Gateway to the Great Southwest, Yuma, Arizona is located along the lower Colorado River, between Tucson and San Diego. It’s a historic, cultural and outdoor adventure destination with attractions that include the Colorado River, Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Yuma Territorial Prison, Colorado River State Historic Park (formerly Quartermaster Depot), Yuma Art Center & Historic Yuma Theatre, and a charming historic downtown district that bustles with an eclectic array of shops and restaurants.

With Yuma’s diverse habitats that range from desert farmlands to the lower Colorado River wetlands, around 400 species of birds make the region a seasonal stop or year-round home. With dozens of activities including field trips and seminars, the Yuma Bird, Nature & History Festival will immerse you in all of the natural beauty that region has to offer. The event features a variety of interesting and unique field trips, activities and presentations. Explore regional wildlife refuges, the Colorado River wetlands, local gardens, museums and historic sites, and go bat watching, hiking, canoeing, bird and wildlife watching. Experience talks on presentations covering native plants, aviation and southwest history, hiking, and much more! For the full schedule, tickets and registration details, visit www.YumaBirdNatureHistoryFestival.com.


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Website Link With Yuma’s diverse habitats that range from desert farmlands to the lower Colorado River wetlands, around 400 species of birds make the region a seasonal stop or year-round home. With dozens of activities including field trips and seminars, the Yuma Bird, Nature & History Festival will immerse you in all of the natural beauty that region has to offer. The event features a variety of interesting and unique field trips, activities and presentations. Explore regional wildlife refuges, the Colorado River wetlands, local gardens, museums and historic sites, and go bat watching, hiking, canoeing, bird and wildlife watching. Experience talks on presentations covering native plants, aviation and southwest history, hiking, and much more! For the full schedule and registration details, visit www.YumaBirdNatureHistoryFestival.com
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