The Keweenaw’s Migratory Bird Festival
Celebrating the Spectacular Spring Migration
We celebrate the spring bird migration by offering a season full of bird and other nature related activities.
The birds are the main focus, so get out there! Guided bird and nature walks are offered throughout the season.
The following is a list of happenings during the fest. Please click on MORE DETAILS link where applicable.
More happenings coming soon ~ Dates and times may change ~ Please check back again!
Early Blossoms, Native Wildflowers with Harvey Desnick ~ Wednesday, April 26th at 6:30 pm
Spring is the time to find the true natives. See and learn about the many native wildflowers that bloom on the Keweenaw in April and May into June. Presented by Harvey Desnick Photographer, author, publisher of Keweenaw Wildflowers Blooming Seasons.
Hosted by the Friends of the Library / Calumet HS Library, 57070 Mine Street ~ Admission is free.
Not Your Mothers Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser ~ May 20th from 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Enjoy fluffy pancakes with a delightful array of toppings and stuffings. Berry and fruit sauces and syrups, creamy toppings, nuts and even candy. Served with sausages and coffee or milk. Proceeds benefit the Brockway Mountain Hawk Watch!
Hosted by the Mariner North in Copper Harbor. Cost is $8.50 per person.
Celebrate the Birds of Spring ~ May 20th from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Visit us at the Community Hall for a day full of activities and presentations. Learn about the Brockway Mountain Hawk Watch, bird friendly coffee and the raptors of Brockway. Join a bird walk or a trip up Brockway to meet the bird counters. Family fun for birders and nature lovers of all ages!
Nature Hike at James Dorion Rooks Nature Sanctuary ~ Sunday, June 11th at 1 pm
Hosted by The Michigan Nature Association. MORE DETAILS
Birdlife of the Keweenaw with Dr. David Flaspohler ~ (2) Saturdays; June 3rd and June 10th, 8 am – 2 pm
This fun and informative workshop will appeal to those just getting into birding and to experienced birders wishing to hone their skills. Basic bird biology, identification, and habitat associations will be covered.
Hosted by Gratiot Lake Conservancy. MORE DETAILS