6th Annual Marsh Madness Sandhill Crane Festival
March 6th and 7th
Schedule of Events
Friday, March 6 2015
Venue: Linton Elks
$25 per person Tickets available onine or by mail
6:00PM – 6:45PM Doors open. Music by Brent McPike and Solly Burton.
Cash Bar. soft drinks - Silent auction begins.
6:50PM – 7:00PM Welcome comments – Nyle Riegle
President, Friends of Goose Pond
7:00PM – 7:45PM Buffet dinner line opens. Silent auction continues.
Dinner menu to be determined
7:45PM – 8:15PM Keynote Speaker, Joe Duff of Operation Migration
8:15PM Live Auction, cash bar & soft drinks
9:00PM Silent Auction closes
9:15PM Silent auction winners announced
9:30PM Closing remarks and auction checkout
10:00PM Banquet activities end.
Saturday March 7th
Tickets available at the door. $5 per person or $15 for family of four
Children 3 and under free
Venu: Roy Clark Community Building Humphrey's Park Linton
9:00AM – 3:00PM Art & Craft Fair
7:30AM – 7:00PM Self-guided driving tours (see map)
10:00AM – 3:00PM Birds of prey display (live)
10:00AM -10:45AM Hardy Lake Birds of Prey Program
10:00AM – 3:00PM Wabash Valley Herpetological Society. Live Amphibians and
Reptiles on Display
2:00PM - 2:45PM Hardy Lake Birds of Prey Program
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Using Aircraft to Establish A Migratory
Whooping Crane Population in Eastern N. America
a presentation by Joe Duff of Operation Migration
Venue: Girl Scout Cabin in Humphreys Park
11:00AM – 11:45AM How Birds Fly: A Look Under the Hood
12:00PM – 12:45PM An Owl Pellet Dissection: A Lab for Kids Young and Old
1:00PM – 2:00PM Birdscaping: Creating Bird Habitat in Your Backyard.
Venue: East Cabin in Humphreys Park
7:30AM – 6:30PM Bus Tours of Goose Pond FWA
Refer to bus schedule in this guide
9:00AM – 6:00PM Goose Pond: The Story of a Wetland and Its Neighbors
This award winning documentary by Bill Barnes
will play throughout the day. Free popcorn included.
Venue: West Cabin in Humphreys Park
9:00AM – 3:00PM Kids’ Activities, Bird House Construction
Open to kids 12 & under who are accompanied by an adult.
Venue: Goose Pond – Site ad Time TBD