January 20, 2017–January 22, 2017

Winter Wildlife Festival


Presented by Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries

This is your chance to witness the winter wildlife of Virginia Beach. The Winter Wildlife Festival offers guided field trips by land and sea to view waterfowl, seabirds, marine mammals, owls and more all while exploring the natural areas of Virginia Beach.  Additional festival activities include workshops on birding basics, nature photography, and more, plus an exhibit hall and children’s activities. A keynote presentation, “The Narrow Edge: A Tiny Bird, an Ancient Crab and an Epic Journey” will be delivered by Deborah Cramer, recipient of the Rachel Carson Book Award and the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award for her book, The Narrow Edge. Registration begins November 15, 2016! See festival website and flyer for more details and registration information.