Keynote Speaker & Dessert Reception

"Bird Stories" by Al Batt

Friday, April 22
6:30pm - 9pm
Cottonwood Recreation Center
150 S. 6th Street

$25 Dessert and Program

 

We are excited to bring Al Batt to the Verde River Valley for this special occasion. Join us for an evening of entertainment, delicious desserts and the opportunity to learn.

Al Batt of Hartland, Minnesota is a writer, speaker, storyteller and humorist. Al writes humor and nature columns for many newspapers and does regular radio shows about nature. He writes a number of popular cartoon strips that are syndicated nationally and is author of the book, "A Life Gone to the Birds." He is a columnist for "Bird Watcher’s Digest" and writes for a number of magazines and books. He is a trustee of the American Bald Eagle Foundation in Haines, Alaska. Al hosted TV shows for many years and speaks at various festivals, conferences and conventions all over the world. He has received the Ed Franey Conservation Media Award from the Izaak Walton League, the Thomas Sadler Roberts Award from the Minnesota Ornithologists' Union for lifetime contributions to birding and was recognized by Bluebirds Across Nebraska for outstanding contributions to wildlife conservation.

Al speaks to anyone who will listen. His mother thinks he is special.

 

 

Mission: The Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival provides a unique recreational experience to anyone interested in the natural world and fosters awareness of the importance of habitat for the enrichment of all life in the Verde Valley.
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