Included events requiring pre-festival sign-up
These events require pre-registration, so we can plan accordingly. During the registration process, we ask you to indicate your interest in these activities. If you’re not sure if you are signed up or would like to add these to your registration, please contact us.
Learn from birding professionals how to identify common shorebirds and other avian friends on the mudflats, in the ponds, and in the forests surrounding Cordova and beyond. This is included in your registration, but we ask for advanced sign up so we know how much space we need. Field component likely—dress for the weather!
alaganik field trip
It's included in your festival registration fee, but we will need an accurate head-count in order to arrange appropriate transportation to this scenic wetland viewing area on the Copper River Delta.
Join photographer and biologist Milo Burcham for a wildlife photography workshop, focusing on the birds present on the Copper River Delta during the spring migration. The workshop takes place in the classroom and a field component is possible. Learn to make good shorebird images ranging from tight portraits to landscape views. Milo will review equipment, techniques and ethical issues of photographing wildlife. Then, go enjoy the birds!
Show off your best shots, receive feedback, and share some of your photography challenges. This session will offer a chance to review and critique images taken by participants, and discuss one of the most important aspects of photography: editing your work.
This event is free with registration but requires advanced sign up.
Additional fee - Optional 3rd party events & workshops
The cost for these events are NOT included in festival registration, and must be paid to the company or organization putting on the event. Some of these events do require pre-registration, and are noted as such. If you register for the full festival first, you can use your Payment Confirmation Code to receive a Festival Registrant Discount!