.comment-link {margin-left:.6em;}

IVORY-BILLS  LiVE???!  ...

=> THE blog devoted to news and commentary on the most iconic bird in American ornithology, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker (IBWO)... and... sometimes other schtuff.

Web ivorybills.blogspot.com

"....The truth is out there."

-- Dr. Jerome Jackson, 2002 (... & Agent Fox Mulder)

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.”

-- Hamlet

"All truth passes through 3 stages: First it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as self-evident."

-- Arthur Schopenhauer

Tuesday, September 13, 2005


-- Festival Upcoming --

Looking for a weekend trip?: The "Lick Skillet Festival" in Brinkley, AR. (where last I heard, Ivory-bill haircuts and Ivory-bill burgers were available, along with the usual paraphernalia, mugs, T-shirts, etc.) will take place Sat. Sept. 24, including talks by IBWO searchers and a field trip into the Cache River area. Details below:

22nd Annual Lick Skillet Festival / Brinkley

Event Date Sat 9/24/05
Start Time 9 a.m. until
Location Brinkley Convention Center & grounds
Cost 1.00 admission
Contact 870-734-2262

Contact: sandra kemmer
E-Mail: email
Telephone: 870-734-2262

Family oriented festival. Car show, music tent with Bug Tussle Boys, Jackson & Co., arts & crafts, CASI chili cook off, Lots of children's rides, games,climbing wall, mini nascar track. The Nature Conservancy, Cornell University, Ark. Game & Fish, U.S. Fish & Wildlife, Ark. Natural Heritage, Audubon Arkansas will all have exhibits, Especially about the Ivory Billed Woodpecker and the Big Woods. At 1:30 Gene, Sparling, David Luneau and others will tell their story of the rediscovery. Dr. Dan Scheiman, Director of Bird Conservation for Audubon will lead a birding field trip at Dagmar Wildlife Management Area. There will be a bus leaving the festival grounds at 8:00 a.m. and returning at 10:00 a.m. This is free, but you must make a reservation. Call the Brinkley Chamber of Commerce to make reservations 870-734-2262. Beauty contest at 5:00 P.M. Fish Dinner at 7:00. Tickets are $10.00, aa and under $7.00 which includes play $ to spend at auction held during th eevening.

Be comfortable. If you are coming for the birding field trip, wear long pants and confortable shoes, bring insect spray and a hat, and binoculars. You can bring shorts or other clothes and change when you return from the field.


Comments: Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

Older Posts ...Home