18th Annual High Plains Snow Goose
February 6 - February 9
This one-of-a-kind festival is celebrating 18 years and is sponsored by the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Kiowa County Economic Development, and Canyons and Plains. Join avid birders and historians for this three-day festival that offers amazing field trips, engaging speakers, and informative programs. Keynote speakers: Marc Kramer and Eliana Ardila, the Birding by Bus duoÐfrom Florida to Alaska in 2018. Hundreds of bird species migrate through Southeastern Colorado each year, with the migration of tens of thousands of snow geese, the most breathtaking of all. Showcase your talents and highlight the beauty and culture of Southeast Colorado in the Photography Contest! Submissions will include beginner to expert images from adults and youth in the following categories: Wildlife, Landscape, Birds, Historical, and the Committee’s Choice category, Raptors. Make plans now to spend a fantastic weekend in Southeast Colorado with birders from across the U.S. Event registration is free, however, field trips range from $10 to $50, depending on length and the provision of meals. Numerous programs are also offered at no charge.